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I have a Technika Dishwasher TBD4SS-2 it does not clean the dishes on the bottom shelf?

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I just had the same issue on a Technika TSX6SS-2.
Called in a service tech to fix it and it was a little clip under the machine that was putting it into Half Load mode (although the light on the panel wasn't indicating it was). The spring / clip on the clip had broken due to corrosion from the tablets (according to the Tech).
He removed it and all is working OK again - although I can't (and never did) use the Half Load option.

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I do not know this specific machine, but most dishwashers showing this issue have the waterswings being clogged with food residu. Remove the swing arms from the machine and clean them.

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basic checks:
is water entering into the machine.
is it hot.
is it being heated during pre-wash
is the soap being dispensed
is the pump running when cycling?
do the arms turn freely?

you mentioned the top and bottom shelves. are there places where the dishes 'are' being cleaned?, or are you meaning that in general they are not being cleaned at all?

most of the above indicators are observable by stopping the wash cycle from time to time in various modes.
to see if water is being pumped at all, put a bowl on the top and bottom shelf, and nothing else. if there is water in it after it cycles then the pump is moving at least some water.
start with these observations and please report back
good luck
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try running bleach through the system.....pour some in the bottom and in the soap disp and run it

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Is the top sprayer clean and not clogged so that the water can flow through? The top may not be functioning properly.

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You need to clean the jets on the machine arm with an old toothbrush etc... then clean out the debris filter on the bottom of the tub near the dryer bar. The calcification in the little jet areas causes this problem. This should help.

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cheap trick...take a glass and put it on the top rack...right side up run dishwasher for about 4 mins is the glass full with water,no ok than check your drain hose the water is sphion out during wash,,lift it the height of unit..keep me posted

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