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I have a Maytag MDB8969SDM3 dishwasher it fills with water…

I have a Maytag...

I have a Maytag MDB8969SDM3 dishwasher it fills with water then just does a buzzing/humming noise for a few seconds then stops and buzzes again then stops and buzzes again it does drain the water when I cancel it but it will not wash on any cycle.

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

About one year old I just gave the model number

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

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If the dishwasher fills and then it just buzzes, either your circulation pump has failed or something is jamming the pump. If it's less than a year old, just call warranty. If it's over a year old, you'd need to uninstall the dishwasher and remove the pump below the tub. Then check inside to see if anything is jamming the impeller. If not, then the pump will need to be replaced and it's about $100. Below is a link to the pump.

CLICK HERE for circulation pump

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok I believe it is 30 days out of warrenty just my luck.Are there any diagrams out there that show how to replace the pump it can not be that hard.
You can enter your model number at searspartsdirect.com if you wanted to see the parts breakdown diagrams, but it’s a bit too new for videos and manuals
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