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Bosch dishwasher SPS5442GB/04. Had problem with water supply.

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Bosch dishwasher SPS5442GB/04. Had problem with water supply. Found that dishwasher would not fill. Checked filter on inlet. Some dirt in it, cleaned and refitted but still no water getting in.
I understand that there is an anti leak valve. How do I reset this. I have read that tipping dishwasher can do this. Can you advise or point me towards a solution.
Thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
Is the drain pump running all the time?

Thanks
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
In that case, it's not the anti flood device causing the problem

Start a new program, what is the exact sequence your machine goes through?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Switch on. Machine runs and then stops after 1to 2 minutes

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Sorry, you need to be more detailed.
What part of the machine runs?
When it stops, do you hear anything at all?
A hum from the bottom rear?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

There is a hum from the bottom of the machine

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
Ok,
If the hum is from the inlet valve at the bottom rear it suggests there is no water supply, or, the inlet valve is faulty.

You'll need the machine out so you can take the left side panel off to narrow this down.

Check the water is on first.
If it is, check if the hum is from the inlet valve
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

OK.Water is on. I'll check valve.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I'm not happy about dismantling dishwasher to that extent.


I will get a local repair man to have a look.


Thanks for your advice.

Expert:  Techdesk replied 3 years ago.
Hiya,
OK, no problem.
I can only help you try to repair your own machine.

As you don't want to do the work yourself, you have no option but to get someone in.

From what you've posted, and the fact you hear a hum from the bottom, it does suggest the water is either not getting to the dishwasher, or the inlet valve isn't opening.

Good luck with the repair.

Thanks
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