What causes a GE dishwasher to not drain?

What causes a GE dishwasher to not drain?

Make sure there is not paper or large objects covering or blocking the sump area in the rear of the tub. Clear out large pieces of food from the bottom of the dishwasher, like noodles, lettuce, bones, etc. Check the drain hose where it connects below the sink for blockage or a kink in the hose.

Where is the thermal fuse located on a GE dishwasher?

The thermal fuse is mounted on the control board housing. Push down the main release tab to release the fuse from the locking tabs. Pull the thermal fuse forward and out from under the other tabs. Release the locking tabs on the thermal fuse.

What do you do when your GE dishwasher won’t start?

To resolve GE dishwasher starting problems, latch the dishwasher securely until it clicks. Check your electrical box for blown fuses, and reset if blown. Unlock the control panel by pressing and holding the “Heated Dry” button for three seconds. Turn the water valve underneath the sink on.

Why is my GE dishwasher beeping and not starting?

A power surge to the unit can cause the lights on the dishwasher keypad to blink or create a beeping sound. GE Appliances recommends pressing the start button and waiting two minutes. If this does not reset the dishwasher, then turn off the power to the unit at the source and wait 30 seconds before restoring the power.

What causes water to stand in the bottom of a dishwasher?

One of the most common reasons for water at the bottom of your dishwasher is because food particles or other debris have clogged the drainage system. Check the dishwasher drain and clean the drain basket around the lower sprayer arm, unclogging debris with a wire hanger.