Float Switch

PartSelect Number PS3492842

Water that fills your dishwasher lifts the float. When it reaches a certain level, the float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher.

This part works with the following brands: Frigidaire, Gibson, Kelvinator, Kenmore, Tappan & White-Westinghouse.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Will not fill with water.
  • Leaking.
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As water is filling your dishwasher, a float rises along with it. When the float reaches a predetermined level, it shuts off the flow of water, thereby preventing a leak.

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Parts Used

  • Float Switch

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

Customersteve from virginia beach VA

No water to dish washer

After figuring out the problem wasn't the water inlet switch, I replaced the switch assembly for the water level float. Cut off supply water to dishwasher, removed the 2 screws holding switch assembly, and installed new switch. 15 minutes, very easy job.

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