After lots of tests, looking at manual, I know this: a) the dishwasher isn't filling with water - in fact not one drop is making it in there, b) electronically, everything else is working, c) the water valve is on, d) checked hot water heater to make sure circut wasn't tripped (not sure why this mattered but manual said to try). The only thing else the manual suggested was to check if there was a kink in the intake pipe to the dishwasher - except it is a copper pipe and I can't figure out how that would kink up. This is a Jenn-Air dishwasher, about 4 1/2 years old. Was working great until yesterday.
Any ideas? I am not dishwasher savvy :-) Teach me oh wise ones!!!!