I have this "glorious" dishwasher and had the sensor replaced under warranty the first time, now 6 months later out of warranty I used the knowledge of this site to clean it off and got it working again.
Thanks Domain for pointing out you can access the sensor from the inside.
Anyways, I'm trying to think of a permanent fix for this. My understanding is that the 2014 main boards are programmed to not even look at this sensor anymore.
Does anyone know what exactly this sensor does and how it works? Does it just monitor the level of water after the drain cycle or does it do other functions (I'm guess maybe no since the new board ignores this sensor)
According to the wire schematic located herehttps://www.dropbox.com/s/vz477loppo9vg4e/DW80F600.pdf?dl=0
Is the sensor the one of the far left (labeled Sensor Level __)? If so, pin 1 goes to the low R on the board. Does this normally get 5V when the sensor is "meet"? If so could I just jumper pin 3 to 1 so it sees 5V all the time?
My second theory of fixing it is to buy a new sensor ($30) and plug it into the harness and not install it into the dishwasher, leaving the dirty one to plug the hole. Again, I'm not sure if the sensor is used during other cycles which this could have an adverse effect.
I don't want to install a new board since it's 300 bucks and I paid a little over 400 for the dishwasher.
Thanks for your replies.