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How do I replace the adjuster (the thing with the wheels) on the top rack of my Kitchenaid KUDS35FXSS

The axel that the wheel spins on is broken on the adjuster. I have ordered a new part and can't figure out how to remove the old part and replace it with the new part. Need a few pages from a service manual. Or some good advice. because I know when the part arrives there won't be any instructions with it. Thanks

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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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SOURCE: Kitchenaid, new dishwasher, stopped cleaning top rack dishes

The problem most people encounter with dishwashers is a simple inability to get the dishes clean. There might be stuck-on food or residue from the detergent. A water pressure problem may be the culprit. You may need to replace the water intake valve. Another common problem is mineral build-up. If your house has hard water, the mineral build-up can clog the water jets. Clear each jet with a wire or pin, and run an empty load with some vinegar in the detergent dispenser about once a month.

Sometimes, the dishwasher has problems draining properly. There could be a clog in the drain hose, or a problem with the pump. It's also possible that the dishwater is getting too sudsy, and sensors in the washer aren't detecting the soap foam as water. This causes it to shut down the drain cycle too early. Just use less detergent.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: KitchenAid KUDP01DLWH6 dishwasher filter clog

Follow the main water supply line. It goes to a solenoid valve which is normally located front left side under the dishwasher.

1. Turn off the main circuit breaker for the dishwasher.
2. Turn off Water supply to the dishwasher.
3. Remove lower front panel.
4. Remove Water supply line from solenoid.
5. remover wire connections from solenoid.
6. Remove 2 mounting screws from solenoid.
7. Take solenoid valve out.
8. Look inside the valve where the water supply line was connect to, You will be able to see the filter. it is just a screen and you can easily clean it.

Good Luck

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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If there is not enough water, the dishes would not get cleaned. This could be caused by a partially closed water shut-off valve (located under the sink), or a faulty dishwasher water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side).

Also, There is usually two, sometimes three spray arms in a dishwasher. Make sure there is no debris blocking the holes inside each spray arm.

**Water temperature Note***

To get the best results, the water has to be at 120 degrees Fahrenheit when entering the dishwasher.

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: glasses int he top rack of my kitchenaid

If you have hard water, glasses can look spotted and cloudy even after cleaning. Sometimes changing the dishwasher detergent can help. The easiest solution to clearing up glasses that start to look cloudy is to add some vinegar to the bottom of the dishwasher before you start a cycle. Simply add 1/4 of white vinegar and it will clear up your glasses very well.
You should see marked improvement after the first time you do this. If they are not crystal clear then simply repeat the process until all of the cloudiness is gone. In fact I recommend to using a little vinegar in each cycle to maintain the clarity of the glass.

Note: you can pre-test this by rubbing some vinegar on an individual glass with a cloth. If you cannot remove the cloudiness by soaking it and rubbing vinegar on it then it is possible that the glass is etched due to harsh or cheap dishwasher detergent and vinegar will not solve the problem.

Posted on Mar 01, 2011

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