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btmoore9
10-14-2004, 12:05 PM
Ok, here's another one :) When we bought our house in October 2003 we bought a new dishwasher ($500.00 quiet one) because the one in the house was 9 years old! So, about 2 or so months later it started making this high pitched noise and I cant imagine it's the dishwasher so I don't know if maybe it's the plumbing to the dishwasher....it doesn't do it all the time and not every wash either. I'm running dishes right now and it's quiet but 5 minutes ago when I started the washer it had that high pitched noise and it lasted about 5 minutes. Any ideas on this one too? :confused:


Thank you

Bridget
Colorado

Terry
10-15-2004, 09:31 AM
It could be water hammer.
When you hear the sound, open up the kitchen faucet and see if the sound changes.
If it is water hammer, you can add a hammer arrestor at the angle stop.