Water was not coming into the dishwasher

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

William From Brooklyn, NY

Aug 22, 2012

At first I looked at the screen on the inlet to clean it out, but though dirty that wasn't it. I ran the dishwasher thru its cleaning cycle, adding water by hand whenever it was called for and it worked fine so I eliminated the master control as a problem. I then checked the overflow relay to make sure that it hadn't permanently opened by shorting it during a fill up cycle and that didn't work. I then ordered a new inlet valve cause that seemed like the most likely culprit. Simply disconnected the inlet pipe with a wrench and unscrewed the valve and put the new one in. Works like a top. Great dishwasher - Great site for ordering parts.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve

Part Number: PS402115

In Stock