Question about Hobart Dishwashers
WILL NOT FILL WITH WATER. SUSPECT MALFUNCTIONING DUAL FILL VALVE. MODEL NO. KDS-18 WAS MANUFACTURED IN 1979. CAN YOU PROVIDE ME SERVICE MANUAL AND LOCAL PARTS SUPPLIER HERE IN MARYLAND? SERIAL NO. IS 221-812200.
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The measurements are difficult to find and verify. However, you can call Kitchen Aid. They will be able to mail or fax you a copy of the original user manual which should have the specs. The number is: 800-422-1230
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
Under the machine is the water inlet valve. if you take off the front end of that you find a filter which fills up with rust, and you can clean it out. If that doesnt work, repairclinic.com will sell you a new valve for 32
Posted on Sep 06, 2009
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Aug 15, 2011 | Dishwashers
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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