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I have a Flavel FDW 45 dishwasher. It has suddenly stopped

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I have a Flavel FDW 45 dishwasher. It has suddenly stopped working. There is a humming noise, like a pump running, but no water enters and the wash cycle never starts.
There is no water in the sump under the filers and and the filters are clean.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.
Hi, welcome to Just answer ....how old is it ? and the humming noise is coming from door lock or from the drain pump ?________________________________________________________________________________________If you have further questions I will be pleased to assist you .. Please remember to RATE my answer Excellent or Good Service when you are satisfied....Thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
about 7 years old. Not the door lock, probably the drain pump humming.
Expert:  KevinWhiteJA replied 1 year ago.
OK, with the dishwasher unplugged pull it out and tip it back by around 45 degrees...clean the base off the dishwasher, plug it back..now if you still hear the hum sound its the drain pump motor that will need replacement
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