Washer Dishwasher fills with water, wash cycle does not start up. The machine continues to go thru the wash, rinse, cycle, discarding water, filling again, etc. but no water sprays in the machine, Thanks for any help !
23 Nov, 2006
80%Solved this issue
107minTime to fix
72%Recommend to DIY
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If I'm not mistaken, these dishwashers are built by Asko for Viking. If thats the case then you probably have a bad circulation pump. Under Asko's warranty (not sure if Viking is the same) these pumps are covered parts and labor for 3 years from installation date, and 5 years for the part only. The pump is accesed from the back of the machine,so you have to pull out the dishwasher. Then you remove the lower plate in the rear and the motor at the very back center is the pump. You remove it by turning it about a 1/4 turn either clockwise or counter clockwise, depending on the style, then place the new one in and turn it to lock it in place, being careful that the sealing oring stays in place or youll get a leak. The part will probably cost you around $150 unless viking marks theirs up more than Asko. Good Luck!
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