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Very poor cleaning all of a sudden

Water pressure ok, soap ok, fills to right level, drains and fills good. Seems like there is a block someplace keeping enough water from going to the top layer, although bottom layer is not clean enough to use either. Don't know how to clean or check pump and impellers. Does it remove from inside of the washer or from the bottom? What else can I check. Water is also hot enough. Help !!! Where can I obtain a service manual on this dishwasher.Thanks a bunch. Jackie

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  • Jackie Hankins Mar 27, 2007

    thanks for the answer back I had already checked the sprayer arms. Still don't have dishwasher going. appreciate your trouble. thanks

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Suspect blockage in the actual spray arms - take them out and clean under the tap. a check is to open the door when in operation and see if the spray arms are rotating. they are made to rotate only by the force of water thro angled jets at the end of the arms

Posted on Mar 26, 2007

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Siemens WE61021GB/01 displays error code 03


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    1. There is a poor connection at terminals bilge pumps - seal the clamps, clean the terminals. 2. A malfunction in the bilge pump - clean the filter pump washing machine Siemens (Siemens) to either replace it. 3. There was a problem with the drain hose - hose to clean from pollution, eliminate the excesses, to restore the position of the drain hose specified in the instruction manual. 4. The pressure switch is faulty washing machine - repair of hydraulic water level sensor or replace the pressure switch.

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How to repair or fix a Dishwasher if it doesn't wash well


A common cause of poor washing results is improper loading—dishes that block or impede the spray arm(s) or prevent the soap dispenser from opening. On the other hand, if your dishwasher has chronic problems with good washing, the problem may not be your dishwasher. A good first step is vary the amount of dishwasher detergent you're using and try switching brands.

Other possibilities: Your home’s water pressure may be too low, your water may be too hard, or the water temperature may not be hot enough.
In order for your dishwasher to fill to the appropriate level, water pressure should be from 20–120 pounds per square inch. If you suspect that your water pressure may be low, turn off all faucets or other users of water (such as washing machines and sprinklers) and then put a half-gallon jug under the kitchen faucet. Turn on the hot water full-blast. If the jug doesn’t fill within 14 seconds, your water pressure may be too low for proper dishwasher operation. Call your city water utility to discuss your options, or avoid drawing water elsewhere in the house or yard during dishwasher cycles.
The right amount of detergent to use depends on how large your load of dishes is and how hard your water is. Hardness is measured in grains of minerals—the more grains per gallon you have, the more detergent you’ll need. If your water has 12 grains or more of hardness, fill both dishwasher soap cups completely with detergent. If that doesn’t work, consider installing a water softener.
To check water temperature, hold a meat thermometer under the hot water faucet for two minutes; if it doesn’t register a minimum of 140 degrees F., turn up the temperature dial on your hot water heater. (However, if you have a newer dishwasher that heats the water internally, it isn’t necessary to turn up your hot water heater.)
If your dishwasher has worked fine in the past but suddenly your dishes aren’t clean after the dishwasher completes all cycles, listen to the spray arm(s) spinning inside during the wash cycle. If spinning poorly, wait for the machine to cool down, remove the spray arm(s) by unscrewing the hubcap(s), lifting the arm(s) off, and then cleaning out the spray holes in the spray arm(s) with a stiff piece of wire.

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It is just not cleaning the dishes. Runs - OK


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If you are noticing that the dishes are not clean, then there are a few things to check for. Check the soap powder if it's kept in a dry environment. Also try replacing the powder with something like a gel or liquid. Next thing to check for is the water pressure and fill valve. Check if the water is filling in and the spray arms are throwing the water with enough pressure. Try and listen to the sound if you hear a proper spraying action sound.

If it seems as a low water pressure then check the fill valve. Now, check if dishwasher is draining the water or not. While the dishwasher is working check whether the dishwasher is draining and there is not much left out water after the cycle is complete. Try cleaning the spray arm with a soft brush. The water temperature plays a major role in cleaning of dishes. The temp should be between 125 and 150 F for dishwasher to clean the dishes. Hope this helps...

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Hi

If you are noticing that the dishes are not clean, then there are a few things to check for. Check the soap powder if it's kept in a dry environment. Also try replacing the powder with something like a gel or liquid. Next thing to check for is the water pressure and fill valve. Check if the water is filling in and the spray arms are throwing the water with enough pressure. Try and listen to the sound if you hear a proper spraying action sound.

If it seems as a low water pressure then check the fill valve. Now, check if dishwasher is draining the water or not. While the dishwasher is working check whether the dishwasher is draining and there is not much left out water after the cycle is complete. Try cleaning the spray arm with a soft brush. The water temperature plays a major role in cleaning of dishes. The temp should be between 125 and 150 F for dishwasher to clean the dishes. Hope this helps...

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Upper tray doesn't clean, lower tray is fine. Also, lot of soap sticks in the soap compartment after the cycle. Thanx.


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If you are noticing that the dishes are not clean, then there are a few things to check for. Check the soap powder if it's kept in a dry environment. Also try replacing the powder with something like a gel or liquid. Next thing to check for is the water pressure and fill valve. Check if the water is filling in and the spray arms are throwing the water with enough pressure. Try and listen to the sound if you hear a proper spraying action sound. If it seems as a low water pressure then check the fill valve.

Now, check if dishwasher is draining the water or not. While the dishwasher is working check whether the dishwasher is draining and there is not much left out water after the cycle is complete.
Dishwasher not draining issue usually occurs due to kinked drain pipe, clogged drain filter or drain pump. Check the drain hose for any visible clogging, remove if present. If no visible lint is present then remove then turn off the dishwasher and remove the drain hose and check for any visible clogging. If still not visible then the drain filter or drain pump is clogged and you'll need to clean the drain filter and drain pump.

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I believe there is a screen/filter on the water line before or at the water fill valve. If that gets plugged it can restrict the flow. The fill valve can also fail/get plugged and restrict the flow.
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In the main wash, once it fills completely, stop the cycle, ccount to 10 then open the door and observe the water level. It should be filled to over the heat element and covering the pump cover. If you observe that then it is ok there. If the water level starts falling then you have a siphon issue. Your drain hose must then be adjusted to go across the top of the dishwasher and then form and form a dip or a loop so that you have a "trap" in the line and then attach it to your drain connection. Elevating the hose and forming a trap should eliminate the water drainage. Also, if the water level is correct, you should be able to listen to the wash arms rotating with a rhythmic, whoosh... whoosh, sound. If you observe this then it has to wash the soap out. If the water level is normal and you don't hear the whooshing, then you will have a possible filter or pump issue, which will require disassembly and inspection.The filter can be removed and cleaned under running water, using an old toothbrush,or similar brush to clean the holes. Also, you will want to inspect the upper and lower wash arms for obstructions or lime build up. Follow the link below for disassembly procedures and parts.
http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/smartsearch.aspx
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