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Maytag... | Answered on May 15, 2010


A clog in the drain line or air gap (if there is one) is the usual reason that a dishwasher won't drain. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. If you remove this line, you can clear any debris from the hose or hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again.

Many dishwashers use a drain valve with an electric solenoid. When electricity flows to the solenoid, the valve opens and diverts the water to the drain. Sometimes the solenoid, or the diverting lever, sticks and prevents the dishwasher from draining or filling properly. Try to free up the solenoid to lubricate the lever. Otherwise, you may have to replace the solenoid or pump assembly. With these systems, the motor always rotates in one direction. When it's energized, the drain valve diverts the water.

Other dishwashers simply reverse the direction of the motor to drain the dishwasher. These units don't have a drain valve. Instead, there's a drain hose connected directly to the pump housing.

Maytag... | Answered on Mar 22, 2010


Look at drain lines under sink, if you have PVC put a bucket or large plastic pan under and remove all the drain lines and inspect them. Look at air gap or ensure drain line highest point is just under the bottom of counter top,. look at pump in dw to ensure is is working.

Maytag... | Answered on Mar 12, 2019


contact maytag website tech support . .many things are here we have never seen either

Maytag... | Answered on Mar 07, 2019


I have an old GE that did the same thing, if I don't use it enough it will do the same thing. The hum is from the electric motor in the bottom trying to rotate. I don't know your machine but I assume they are all made closely the same. Remove the bottom cover. You should see the back of the motor and it will probably have some slots in the rear cover. Close the door and try to start it while looking through the rear slots. I saw mine turn like an 1/8 inch and stop. The first time it did this, I unplugged a connector feeding the motor, tried to start it to make sure it didn't do anything and then with a long thin screwdriver went to the slots to help turn the motor. The second time I discovered on the right side of the motor housing there was a small opening towards the front of the motor (rear of dishwasher) I was able to get my fingers in there and turn the motor a few times by hand, plug the connector back in and the dishwasher started right up. Seems like the engineers knew this could be a problem and left an access point for us (or dishwasher repairmen to use and charge us $80 or something)

Maytag... | Answered on Mar 03, 2019


That is possible. The unit should get water from a hot source anyway.The internal heater just raises the temp of the water if it needs to.

Maytag... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019


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Maytag... | Answered on Feb 25, 2019


I would think something is blocking the intake or the pump rotor?

Maytag... | Answered on Jan 28, 2019


The door gasket may have to be replaced, especially if it has become hardened or cracked.

Maytag... | Answered on Jan 14, 2019


Fault symptoms point to a burnt out element, which will need to be replaced.

Maytag... | Answered on Jan 14, 2019

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