Author Topic: Maytag Dishwasher slowly fills with water while off (not running).  (Read 4904 times)

Offline bigzinmiami

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The dishwasher appears to be slowly filling with water after a cycle is completed (and full drained).  Takes about a week and then it starts to leak water out the front due to the basin being full and overflowing.

Putting the machine in DRAIN mode clears the basin fully, so I know it drains properly.

I am thinking the water valve has a slow leak, letting water enter the machine even while off.

Any ideas would be appreciated.

Model MDB6650AWW

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Re: Maytag Dishwasher slowly fills with water while off (not running).
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2009, 01:33:33 PM »
Change the dishwashers water valve, part # 99001359
This should fix the problem

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Re: Maytag Dishwasher slowly fills with water while off (not running).
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2009, 07:59:05 PM »
Like a dripping faucet that water valve will leak. I agree with Al.
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Re: Maytag Dishwasher slowly fills with water while off (not running).
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2009, 10:26:24 AM »
Thanks.   I will order the part, seems like a straight forward repair, although from the drawings can't tell if this can be done from the lower access panel or will require me to pull the unit out of the counter.

I am assuming the pipes hook up with standard pipe clamps etc.


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Re: Maytag Dishwasher slowly fills with water while off (not running).
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2009, 04:10:26 PM »
"Pipe clamps"? Whazzat?

You can do it from the lower access panel as we do. If you have any questions about this unit, the Maytag Tall Tub dishwasher manual is here.

16022783 Maytag Tall Tub Jet Clean II Stainless Steel Dishwasher Service Manual
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