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I have a Kitchen aid model KUDIO1iLBl5 When it starts to bring water in it sounds terrible. We tore it down as far as we can with nothing looking amiss. I was wondering do you think it could be the water pump. My dishes are still coming clean but I am half afraid to use it for fear its going to seize up.

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  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    We have the same issue with the noise as well as very little water coming into the unit

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    Horrible grinding noise that correlates with the pump. Think something's in the pump. Now that water is in the cellar and on the kitchen floor, I'm buying a duplicate of this old model to cannibalize for repairs. A new motor/pump costs about $170 for the part alone!

  • georgineahma Apr 14, 2009

    I have Kitchenaid dishwasher model Kudio1iLBl5 since 2006 and it never worked properly. Twice I had a Kitchenaid repair man come out to look at the problem (it does not wash the upper rack) and then it worked for a while and now it does not at all. In fact I have the suspicion that the upper water fan does not work but of course I cannot check this while the machine is running!. Surprisingly I bought this model because it was voted at the best model in its class by Consumer Reports. How about that?

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you need a plumber sounds like your sink piping has a blockage

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SOURCE: kitchen aid dishwasher doesn't clean dishes in the top rack

Sounds like you have 1 of 2 problems. Either your pump is clogged or you need a bigger drain loop.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: kitchen aid dishwasher doesn't clean dishes in the top rack

replace the top spray arm and it should work ok again

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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sounds like you have a broken chopper. have you checked the chopper how far have you taken it apart? if the unit is put back together point all wash arms in the same direction turn the dishwasher on after it has started washing give it about 2-3 minutes open the door and see what wash arm is not moveing. if the upper wash arm is not moveing you need to check the chopper.

Posted on Oct 18, 2009

Testimonial: "THANKS SO MUCH. WE REALLY HATED WASHING THE DISHES BY HAND. THE CHOPPER HAD FALLEN OFF AND JUST NEEDED TO BE PUT BACK IN ITS PLACE."

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SOURCE: Kitchen Aid Model # KUDP01ILWH2 Dishwasher dishes

Hi.

Using too much rinse aid will not work. Stick to user manual factory prescriptions. If you use correct amount of rinse aid, and the right product for your dishwasher, that is not the cause of the stains.

Ensure that you are using the right detergent along with rinse aid. Check specifications on manual.

Ensure that the drain well is clean.

Ensure that spray arms have enough pressure, check water level and impeller pump.

If you still get stains on dishes, and you are sure that they had been caused by limescale, that means that the water in your house is too hard. This will also damage your appliances in the long term, causing faults due to accumulation of limescale and rust.

The best thing to do is installing a water filtration system on the appliance inlet.Call your local appliance shop or technician to discuss about the problem and purchase a filtration system for your appliance.

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

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Hi,

On your model, upper rack cleaning issues are most often linked to debris in the inlet to the pump. I have put some instructions together on cleaning this. If you follow the link it will explain how to check and clean this.

Sump Clean Out

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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