For a better diagnosis for dishwasher repairs Brockley, it is suggested to note down the symptoms and then think about the affordable possibilities. There some common faults or types of malfunctions that are shown by the dishwashers; among such common problems is that the dishwasher is not able to stop filling.
When a dishwasher does not stop filling, there may be more than one reason. If the water flow of your dishwasher is not functioning automatically, itmeans it does not shut off even after the required level of water is present. This indicates that the float switch is faulty, the water inlet valve is stuck open or the timer is stuck on fill. In order to check the float switch, you will need a multimeter; it is not an expensive item and is easily available in the market. Basically a multimeter is helpful in troubleshooting electrical problems.
Switch off the appliance:
Remember to do the first task, which is plugging off the dishwasher. Get to the cabinet and lift up the plastic float switch. If you fail to lift it up, you have to remove the plastic top from the stem. Clean the stem thoroughly and replace the float. It should move freelyin an up and down motion, and now you can proceed to step 2.
Wires attached to the float:
Carefully examine the network of wires, especially the wires that are connected to the terminal of the float switch. Using little pieces of paper tape, label these wires as this action is very useful for future references whenever you need to replace the switch.
Setting the meter dial:
Set the volt-ohm meters dial to R x 100, touching two probes to the terminals. With lifting up the float, the needle of the tester should give an infinity reading, and with a dropped float it will give a 0 reading. In any other situation, the switch is faulty and requires replacement.