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GE Dishwasher Won't Start

GSD4020Y73BB

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Dishwasher won't start are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Dishwasher won't start

Cause 1Door Latch

The door latch ensures that the dishwasher door latches shut. If the door does not latch properly, the door switch might prevent the dishwasher from running. If the door latch is broken, replace it.

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Door Latch for your GEDishwasher
Door Latch - Part # 270822 Mfg Part # WD13X67
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Cause 2Door Latch

The door latch ensures that the dishwasher door latches shut. If the door does not latch properly, the door switch might prevent the dishwasher from running. If the door latch is broken, replace it.

Parts
Door Latch for your GEDishwasher
Door Latch - Part # 270826 Mfg Part # WD13X71

Dishwasher door latch assembly

Cause 3Timer

The timer allows power to flow to the proper parts at the proper times. If the timer isn’t working properly, it might not send voltage to the dishwasher, causing it not to start. Timers are often misdiagnosed—make sure you check more commonly defective parts before replacing the timer.

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Timer for your GEDishwasher
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Cause 4Timer

The timer allows power to flow to the proper parts at the proper times. If the timer isn’t working properly, it might not send voltage to the dishwasher, causing it not to start. Timers are often misdiagnosed—make sure you check more commonly defective parts before replacing the timer.

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Timer for your GEDishwasher
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