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John, you might have a problem with your dispenser mechanism. You can remove it from the door and inspect it to make sure the door spring and tripping mechanism are not damaged. If any of these items are damaged, you can buy them separately and save some money. If you can't trouble shoot these or the main unit mechanism is damaged, you just replace the complete unit. It is not difficult to replace the complete unit. This YouTube video can help.
Good luck.

Bosch... | Answered on May 14, 2019

it maybe something as simple as the door opening during the cycle - thus pausing the machine - this can happen when the machines with plastic tubs get hot - the top of the machine flexs a bit and the latch disengages and the machine stops. Next time it does it just try to push the door closed and hit start and see if it picks up where it left off. A stiffener is needed to repair the fault - but we have fixed with shims in a pinch - between the counter top and the dishwasher to minimize the flex

Bosch... | Answered on May 11, 2019

The only thing you can do is replace the dispenser - not a difficult task

Bosch... | Answered on May 11, 2019

Have you checked for a kinked hose or plugged Garbage disposal - if new disposal make sure the plug is punched out

Bosch Ascenta... | Answered on May 11, 2019

If the display wont light up but the flood switch works (drain pump operates) then its most likey the Power module (right side rear) is faulty. You might want to try a reset - at the breaker disconnect for a few minutes then try again

Bosch... | Answered on May 11, 2019


Welcome to FixYa.

Based on your description
I'd say the issue actually is with the control...unfortunately. This is
likely within the electronic timer/control, specifically the heater relay solder joint. ( a faulty flow switch, ntc or heater can also cause this, but not very probable ).

If you feel capable of checking this on your own, there`s a way to visually inspect the control really isn't very complicated.

It will require you to remove the control from the unit and then remove the control from it`s plastic housing and look for a burnt solder contact on the printed circuit board.


The culprit will 99% of the times be one of the pins from the heater relay,hence the unit sit`s and takes longer & longer to finish because it can`t heat to advance or unless the 2 buttons for "cancel" are pressed...this can also manifest as a long cycle time as I mentioned and eventually display's "1" on units with a display and usually very poor cleaning, no heating ( don't be fooled by the homes inlet hot water temperature ) as a result.

You can also run the unit through a regular or econo cycle ...any cycle with the exception of rinse & hold, and with the door panel removed place an ammeter on the gray/black wire it should draw 11 amps during the wash cycle...after it fills and the flow switch indicates it has adequate water to engage the heater.

i.e. ( this may differ from your specific model, but the same rules apply )

**My Opinion - if you or someone you know is proficient at soldering, a lot of times it can be remedied by simply repairing the solder...but it has to be done well...or it will not last.
Bosch recommend`s replacing the control and I don`t pretend to speak on their behalf nor do I profess to know better. This is just my experience (it work`s) and my opinion (why buy new if one can repair ?)

**Please disconnect the power or turn off the breaker before attempting any service to the dishwasher.**

Thank`s for visiting "FixYa" for your repair inquiries. Please take a moment and rate this solution to it's helpfulness. Good luck.


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Bosch... | Answered on May 07, 2019

Most late dishwashers range between 40 and 50 dB. That is equivalent to the ambiant noise of a library room.

Bosch... | Answered on May 02, 2019

Frigidaire dishwashers can lose their pump prime and will not fill with water if there is no priming water in the bottom of the unit. To solve this, add several quarts of water to the unit. Let it settle down in the bottom until it stops going down. Start the washer and you will hear this water pump out of the drain and the unit will now fill with fresh water.

Bosch 18 in.... | Answered on Apr 13, 2019

FIXYA has no idea where or if the mfg makes or sells replacement wheels . suggest you go see a dealer of product and have them check for you .

Bosch... | Answered on Apr 13, 2019

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