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My viking dishwasher tilts forward when the door is opened causing the top rack to roll out by itself every time. Is this a problem with the legs or the screws into the side of the cabinet?

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  • ph0enix Dec 14, 2008

    i have the same problem. No solution yet.

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SOURCE: Dishwasher: upper tray rolls out everytime the door opens

put 2 small pieces of cardboard under the front legs until you get it where it wont roll out anymore. i had the came problem with my kenmore and it took care of it

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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It's hard to say what to do about the leg without seeing it. You should at least try to get something under it to get it level as possible. If not perfect, it is better to have it tilted slightly back than foreward.

Posted on Oct 07, 2007

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SOURCE: dishwasher tils when door is open because the bracket is roken

There is now a universal dishwasher bracket for just this problem called E-Z DISHWASHER BRACKET. It is available through Braxton-Bragg or ask for it at a local granite fabricator. It is very simple to use.

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

Kgt1962
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SOURCE: Viking dishwasher not cleaning bottom rack of dishes

Yes there is the Water Div valve, it diverts the water between the wash arms.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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Speak with who you purchased the dishwasher from. They will be able to point you in the direction to get a replacement and file a complaint. All of this is provided you bought the machine in the last year.

Posted on Mar 14, 2010

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SOURCE: I am trying to install

Yes a very old method, i water level in essence, set it to fill open door when it does and look at water since it will always go to lowest point so if looks even all the way around in tub the d/w is level. It's a very old method the Egyptian used a water level when building the pyyamids!!

Posted on Aug 01, 2011

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