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I am having F1 on the dishwasher and is not washing just

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I am having F1 on the dishwasher and is not washing just making a noise
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: I don't know the model it is the double dusherwasher I have had it for few years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If I can it happened one time before but I forgot how it was solved
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No really when I select a cycle it goes to rinse and make a loud noise as if it is running and blinking
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 3 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 3 months ago.

F1 means that there is water in the base pan below the bottom drawer. This usually happens because something was stacked too high in one of the drawers when it was running and this caused the lid to not seal up when the drawer was shut. To correct the issue, pull the bottom drawer out. There are 2 square plastic push tabs on the right and left side of the drawer just behind the front panel. Pull the drawer forward and push in on these tabs. This will allow you to pull the drawer out a bit further so that you can get towels in the base pan behind the drawer. Soak up all the water and leave the unit unplugged for 24 hours to let it dry out. Once it's dry, the F1 error will not return. If the F1 error does re-occur, then unfortunately you will need to replace the small filter board in the back left corner of the base pan under the plastic housing because that is what senses the water. Below is a link to a video that will show you how to remove the bottom drawer so that you can complete this repair.

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