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Top Rack not cleaning

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If debris is blocking the holes in the spray arms where the water comes out, it could cause cleaning problems. Regularly inspect each of the spray arms and clean out the holes as necessary.



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The unit jets water up from the bottom to the top , make sure you do not block the path of the funnel to the center top with a bowl or plate while loading it.

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Hi,

Your concern "Top Rack not cleaning" often would indicate that the unit is not receiving sufficient water and the basin does not reach full level. Based on this, it may be required to check:

  • incoming water pressure;
  • water inlet valve;
  • incoming filter (if one is installed);
  • other areas to check are: heater (125 to 140 degress reached?, does the pump work? visually inspect the spray arm for any cracks, splits or possible leaks;
  • you may also want to verify that: the dishes are loaded properly and/or try a different detergent.
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Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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