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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: Viking dishwasher not cleaning bottom rack of dishes

Yes there is the Water Div valve, it diverts the water between the wash arms.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: my viking dishwasher does not rinse the soap scum off the dishes

Its not soap, its actually calcium from hard water. There is a new product out at www.dishwasherfilter.com that solves this problem once and for all. It is a small filter that goes under the sink and filters out the hard minerals that cause these spots from the water before they enter the dishwasher. It is very affordable (like 70 bucks) and even has a money back guarantee. After just one load you will be amazed how your dishes look.

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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SOURCE: My dishes don't dry in

It might be helpful if you provide the model number.

For proper drying of dishes you need to make sure the Rinse aid is set at the right level plus the drying fan is working.
Some dishwashers also use the hot air by running the heater. If the heater is not working then drying can be affected.

Also might help to read this post.

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My dishwasher is left quite wet inside after washing dishes. Is this unusual, especially for an expensive Viking dishwasher that is brand new?


make sure you have selected the heated dry option. for the smell, add a 1/2 cup of white vinegar to wash cycle.

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My dishes don't dry in our new Viking dishwasher.


It might be helpful if you provide the model number.

For proper drying of dishes you need to make sure the Rinse aid is set at the right level plus the drying fan is working.
Some dishwashers also use the hot air by running the heater. If the heater is not working then drying can be affected.

Also might help to read this post.

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My viking dishwasher is not getting the dishes clean in certain areas of the dishwasher - they come out with food still on and/or greasy residue still left on. There is a white residue on alot of the...


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The scum, film and white residueproblems have started since the reductionof phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

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My Viking dishwasher leaves a white residue on the dishes. How can this be fixed?


RUN CITRIC ACID THROUGH A CYCLE WITH NO SOAP AND ALL AFFECTED DISHES

Jan 07, 2011 | Viking Dishwashers

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Dishes not drying properly


You may have it set to an ECO wash (economy)witch may exclude drying cycle at the end to save power.

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Hi,
Check the front control panel for a AIR DRY / HEAT DRY switch. Perhaps the switch is in the AIR DRY position. If so and you really want to HEAT DRY your dishes, set the switch for HEAT DRY.
Second, it is not a bad thing to let your dishes AIR DRY. It saves money! Just open the Dish Washer door after the last rinse cycle has finished and let the dishes AIR DRY manually. In a hour or so they can usually be put away.
You can also check for the heating element.Your dishwasher has an electrical heating element that helps to dry the dishes. If the element is burned out, the dishes won't dry properly, and you need to replace the element. Many high-priced dishwashers have a small fan that blows air or heated air into the dishwasher to speed up the drying process. If the fan is defective, you need to replace it.
Thank you!

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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.

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Viking dishwasher not cleaning bottom rack of dishes


Yes there is the Water Div valve, it diverts the water between the wash arms.

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Viking Dishwasher leaves a film on the dishes


I've been reading up on this because my dishwasher has done the same thing. I'm not so sure it's the actual machine, but the kind of water that is used in your city. I have read that the water temp. should be between 120 & 145 and that you should put vinegar in the jet dry container. I'm going to try this with the highest of hopes because who wants to wash their dishes TWICE? :(

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My Dishwasher does'nt dry my dishes.


How old is the dishwasher? Check the front control panel for a AIR DRY / HEAT DRY switch. Perhaps the switch is in the AIR DRY position. If so and you really want to HEAT DRY your dishes, set the switch for HEAT DRY. Otherwise: Second, it is not a bad thing to let your dishes AIR DRY. It saves money! Just open the Dish Washer door after the last rinse cycle has finished and let the dishes AIR DRY manually. In a hour or so they can usually be put away. Works for me :)

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