The washer fills and runs through the cycle but leaves a grit on the dishes
If detergent is left in the compartment:
? Be careful not to load items so close to the dispenser
that the cover will not open to release the detergent.
? The dispenser is not supposed to open when you
use the Rinse program.
? Your dishwasher detergent should be fresh and
stored tightly closed in a cool, dry place. Old or caked
detergent should be thrown away because it will not
dissolve properly and will leave a gritty residue on
? Wait until you are ready to start the dishwasher to
add the detergent.
? If you are using the Delay program, make sure the
dispenser is dry before adding the detergent.
? The detergent compartment only opens in the main
wash programs, not the Rinse program.
YOU MAY NEED TO CLEAN THE FILTERS MORE OFTEN
IF YOUR AREA HAS HARD WATER
This can cause low water pressure.
hard water areas, it may be necessary to clean chemical buildup from
the filters every 12 to 18 months. To do this, remove the coarse filter
by squeezing the
tabs and lifting it out. Next, unscrew the fine
filter and lift it and the main filter out. Wash all three filters
gently in hot, soapy water and rinse them thoroughly.
Your spray arms may be clogging causing low pressure too.
jets and bearings may sometimes become clogged with hard water
chemicals. To remove the spray arms, screw off the nut and take off the
washer on top of the spray arm and lift off the arm. Wash the spray arms
in warm, soapy water. Use a soft brush to clean the jets. Rinse
thoroughly and replace.
Try cleaning the drain pump so it gives
you more water pressure.On occasion something may get through the
filters and into the drain pump. The drain pumps on ASKO dishwashers are
designed to automatically reverse if anything should get caught in the
propellers, thus ejecting the item back into the sump area or down the
Should you need to remove an obstacle from the drain, first turn the
power off then remove the filters . Next, lift
out the small black insert
from the sump area. (You might want to
remove any standing water first.) You can then look into the sump area
for the item causing the obstruction. Should you
find something, simply scoop it out. Be sure to replace the black insert before you put the filters back in.
You could also try to clean the dishwasher with ' Dishwasher Magic '. This would work like charm :-
Let me know,if needed further assistance.
Hope i helped you.
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Nov 26, 2010 |
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