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Dishes not clean, soap still dripping down from dispenser.

Washer is 4 years old. Used every day. Lately have noticed dishes are all cloudy. When done I open the door and soap is still streaming down from the dispenser. Nothing is rinsed.
Maybe its my imagination but the machine seems to be too quiet, hums a lot, goes into periodic silence. It does go through the full cycle but I dont hear the usual "Swishing noise".
I have tried putting the dial to "rinse" again and that helps.

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  • tgroh854 Jan 05, 2009

    My dishwasher seems to fill but soap does not dispense what else could be the problem?

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CHECK TO SEE THAT THERE IS NO SILVERWARE STUCK IN THE BOTTOM AND RESTRICTING THE WATER AGITATOR FROM SPINNING...MAKE SURE THERE IS NO CLOG IN THE WATER LINE GOING TO THE PUMP. COULD BE A DEFECTIVE WATER PUMP TOO.....ALSO CHECK IF YOU ARE GETTING WATER INTO THE UNIT AFTER YOU START IT UP...IF NOT, YOU HAVE A BAD VALVE WHICH IS ELECTRICTLY OPERATED OR A CLOGED WATER LINE...

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Yes its the water that washes that soap out,no water no wash.so a couple of things.eazy first.im asumming it drains fine.1 so check the flood switch dome,its in the tub ,frount area if enpty should be down.if you pick up ,will hear small click.2 [harder] with a volt meter put the probes into the water valve.its in bottem behind panel most of the time its blue,so whiteor yellow.with probes in water valve connections.turn on dishwasher at begining of cycle.after short time should get 110 volts if yes need to clean out valve[minerals]or replace because failed.God bless,tom

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