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Dishwasher will fill and drain 3 times and never run the

Customer Question

dishwasher will fill and drain 3 times and never run the wash cycle.
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: Danby DDW1988WP and I don't know how to run test cycle.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I have replaced the control board, pump, pressure switch, and temp sensor.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Model is DDW1899WP-1
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 8 months ago.

One moment while I get some information for you!

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 8 months ago.

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Answer:

That means the motor is either seized or bad. After it fills it will try and start the main motor if it does not it will try 3 times and that is it. Normally this unit is not worth repairing for that issue do to part cost and availability. It will need a new main motor to fix it.

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