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the generator pump sound should be the actual pump pumping the water out of the dishwasher into the drain, How old is the dishwasher?
Sometimes the system needs the drain at the back/bottom of the dishwasher cleaned out. Should be a screen/filter that you can access from inside cleaned and then run the drain till its empty, Then you should be good to go.
Mine does this also! But spending 400-600$ for a new one when well this one still works im sticking with it :))))
No there should not be, Have you cleaned filter/screen in back of unit? If thats dirty its not really uncommon
Also I would energize the pump to pump remaining out and you should be good. * How much water you have in there ?
looks like 506-508
Do you have a turn knob at front of unit? if so turn it slowly start it in normal and just turn slowly till you hear the pump energize and let it dumb remaning water, once its done just take it to off position.
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I am a different tech. The issue is the drain pump is cavitating due to the suds in the unit. Start the cycle up and wait until the unit starts to fill. Pour 1 gallon of VINEGAR into the unit and let it run through the cycle. This should clear the suds and the noise.
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OK no problem at all!
Ok did you wait until the unit started to fill before putting Vinegar in it?
Ok let it keep pumping out till it stops and then try it again.
Ok is the valve energizing? If so do you have a flood proof hose to the dishwasher? If so that may have tripped shutting off water to the dishwasher.
Remove the lower access panel and test for power to the valve with a meter or you can feel it it would be vibrating when powered.
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Yes part #744 is the inlet valve and you may need to pull it out a little to check it unless you can get at it easy from the front.
OK can you get a meter and see if it is getting power or check the dome flood float switch to see if it is working?
OK I will be out for a hour or two but will post back
Yes that seems as if it is working and you still get no power to the fill valve when starting it correct?
Can you check the actually dome float microswitch under the unit to see if it is closed
You should see two wires to the switch correct?
Connect the wires together and see if it fills if not replace the main control board.
COnnecting them rules out the float switch as an issue
Yes this one does, I own it. It has a water softener built in as well. If you fill the rinse aid this dries everything, the only thing I can say that is wet is the front door when done. That is how all these are though, but tupperware and dishes both get dry very good.
So if it dies now it is doing something different than before?
The Kitchenaids are not as good as they used to be. Also I have a high end Bosch, you can set the rinse aid dispenser down not to use rinse aid or just fill the rinse aid with Vinegar as it works very well. The Bosch dries the dishwasher very well and is a better quality unit than Kitchenaid. If you do get a Bosch get a Benchmark series unit not Ascenta....otherwise a Kitcheniad is not horrible, but not the best like they used to be.
Can you take a picture of where it is leaking from and upload it here?
Replace that assembly the seal or float is bad part #492,493,494 at this link
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It could if you did not get it back on all the way, but that looks like it is been leaking for awhile
Yes make sure the base lock nut is tight so it is sealing the oring good.