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New Dishwasher

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by Texas-Tech, Jan 21, 2018.

  1. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    We have been wanting to replace our dishwasher, an old Kitchenaid, still working also. Bought one from Melinda's son who works for Lowes while he is going to Texas A&M. Got a good deal on a Whirlpool for 300 bucks.
    I put that in 2 weekends ago and it wouldn't work, no circulation inside the machine. Over the course of the weekend I put that mf in 3 times trying to figger out wtf. Took it out and put the old one back in, cleaned it up and off we went.
    Took the new one back yesterday and he got us a Kitchenaid for 292 $, sold for 899. Long story short I just put it in an hour ago and it seems to be doing the exact same thing. Now I have to question what the ****. Is it possible the polarity of the power is wrong somewhere up the line, the black really isn't power but neutral? The old one had no fancy controls like the new ones do.
    And yes it's a new water line and everything.
    I'm not happy
    :shots:
     
  2. Chuck

    Chuck SSP

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    How many volts between neutral and ground?
     
  3. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    I guess you could try swapping the wires. I just put a dishwasher in a few weeks ago. It was a ge that was super fancy
     
  4. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    Never really put the meter on it but I'm gonna get back under it right now and find out.
     
  5. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    I’ve been stung by the new fill line having the flood prevention breakaway valve, which slams shut when you first turn on the water.
     
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  6. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    I had a no ice call on a customer installed machine that had one of those "flood safe" water lines that stopped working.
     
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  7. Chuck

    Chuck SSP

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    Never heard of it, learn something new every day. Can you reset it or do you have to buy a new hose?
     
  8. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    It has a check valve like thing that supposidly closes when it senses too much flow, like if the line were to burst
     
  9. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    Heres a pdf
     

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  10. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    It’s a pain. You have to shut off the feed valve, and crack the fitting to release the pressure that’s built up behind the safety valve
     
  11. coldsnap

    coldsnap -20 on the money

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    Or rip the fugger out and put a regular water line in like I do.
     
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  12. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    123v on the black zero from neutral to gnd. I did forget to screw the box with the gnd back to the frame so lets see what happens this time.
     
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  13. Texas-Tech

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    That's the hose I bought but it seems fine cuz it fills up with water but just don't circulate it inside.
     
  14. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Yes, definitely avoid them, but I think I did reset it and gave it another go. MENARDS for ya.
     
  15. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    Call a professional.
     
  16. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    (574) 316-2:D:p:eek:
     
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  17. Texas-Tech

    Texas-Tech Official Geezer*

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    :lachen:I don't think so cuz I Am the pro around here.:lachen:
     
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  18. knave

    knave Undeterred

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    Give it some more time. Maybe it takes awhile to kick on and start “scrubbing”
     
  19. tuna

    tuna New Member

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    I replaced mine today....what a pain in the azz. Maybe it has a delay in it. I was surprised how quite the new one is.
     
  20. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    we bought a whirlpool dish washer from menards about 6 months ago. it works.
    threw a battery powered water detector behind the floor trim piece.
    wife calls last week, water on the floor.
    seems the hose connector loosened, and dripped directly on the bastard, killing the electronic board.
    :damnit: