Question about Whirlpool 24 in. GU1200XT Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

Interior has a crusty coating

Is there a product to clean the interior of our dishwasher. It seems to have a build up of something on just about every part with the exception of the racks. Suppose it could be hard water or soap build up???

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Whirlpool Master
  • 2,651 Answers

Sheck you hot watertemp, make sure water is hot enough, 125 F, should be entering, you can runf a few cyclkes with a boel of vineger sitting uprigthon lower rack that will clean all the inner surfaces

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Kenmore dishwasher ultrawash debris on glasses


Fill the soap cup with vinagar and run it while its empty.

Mar 09, 2012 | Kenmore Dishwashers

1 Answer

Ge profile...white crusty deposits in rotary sprayer... white deposits on dishes... soap remains


Hi eino...... empty the dishwasher and pour in two cups of vinegar. Then run your longest and hottest cycle. This should clean the interior and make it good as new, including the rotary sprayer. IF it does not do it, then go to the hardware store and get a bottle of CLR. That is a calcium, lime and rust remover. Use 2 cups in the dishwashwasher just as you did with the vinegar. Joe

Thanks for choosing Fixya!

Jan 06, 2011 | GE Dishwashers

1 Answer

Calcium/Lime Build-up on Dishwasher Heating Element


You can clean the calcium/lime build up with CLR and a scotch brite pad.

Apr 27, 2010 | Frigidaire Dishwashers

1 Answer

Is there a product on the market that I can use to clean the inside of my Maytag dishwasher? We have very had water and there seems to be a hard crusty film build up inside. The dishes are not as clean aas...


Hello

I have used Vinegar myself.
just placed a large cup full in the top rack and ran it through with no dishes in the dish washer.
and once the dishwasher was clean we used a small amount of vinegar to clean the stainless steel bowls and silverware and glass.

I have also used this product:
http://www.reliableparts.com/product/Glisten-Dishwasher-Cleaner-1476390/Dishwasher-Accessories-461418
and it also worked..... although there are restrictions ( no stainless steel dishwasher tubs ).


I found this site for you:
http://www.mrscleanusa.com/tips/clean-dishwasher.html

I found this product for you as a bonus although I have no personal experience with it

http://www.smallwonder.info/?gclid=COyUycvLgaACFQwNDQodKm_Zjw

Feb 20, 2010 | Maytag Dishwashers

2 Answers

My viking dishwasher does not rinse the soap scum off the dishes


Maybe . . . remove the lower rack and invert it. Look for cracked or missing plastic coating, exposed, rusted & possibly "swollen" inner steel rod/wire. If found, remove the upper rack and look for more of the same. What you think is "soap scum" is probably rust and other iron compounds leached by the dish soap out of the rusted steel onto the dishes and the dishwasher interior. The following worked for me . . .

To clean the interior (with both racks removed), set to "No Heat" dry, then "Pot & Pan" wash and allow to fill. Open door, dump in a bottle of "Lime A-Way", close & latch door and allow to complete cycle. This should remove most rust and iron-sulphate deposits from interior. If not, scrub them with Lime A-Way and a ScotchBrite pad, then cycle again.

Racks must be replaced (Viking are very expensive, Asko, Bosch, or other lower racks may fit: check your neighbors' racks for fit), upper rack must be Viking unless you can exact-match the Asko or Bosch equivalent.

Possible fix: remove the loose plastic coating and flaking rust with a knife, ruff plastic coating with ScotchBrite, clean with rubbing alcohol, then treat metal/rust with "rust converter" (hardware or home imp store), wash with soapy water, rinse, then clean with rubbing alcohol, dry fully, coat with "high temp" (orange or yellow) silicone sealant (auto part store), covering exposed metal and a half inch or so over the plastic coating. Let set for a day or two.

A trip through the dishwasher for all your stained stainless, glasses and non-metallic coated or non-metallic decorated dishes with Lime A-Way as above (on new or "rebuilt" racks) should get the metallic scum and rust off them.

Apr 18, 2009 | Viking 24 in. Professional Series VUD141...

1 Answer

Figidare dishwasher


It seems other posts were correct - The upper arm doesn't spin all the time. Once I learned that, and let the dishwasher cycle through, I saw that the upper arm does spin. So, there wasn't a problem with the upper arm afterall. That doesn't solve my crusty dishes problem, but that may have something to do with the soap we're using. We're going to try changing that next.

Dec 27, 2008 | Dishwashers

2 Answers

Black soot on plastic in dishwasher


You can get a product called dishwasher majic. It is used to clean the tub of a dishwasher. Big box stores (LOWES, HOME DEPOT) should have it. There is not charcoal in the unit. I suspect is grease from the rubber seal around sump assembly.

Jul 23, 2008 | Maytag 24 in. MDB5600A Jetclean II...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Whirlpool 24 in. GU1200XT Built-in Dishwasher Logo

Related Topics:

63 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Whirlpool Dishwashers Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas

Level 3 Expert

3051 Answers

Are you a Whirlpool Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...