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Kenmore Elite My top rack is not cleaning, but the bottom rack seems to be working fine. Has anyone else had this problem with a Kenmore elite?

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I also have this problem, and my unit is only about 1 year old. The bottom gets clean but the top does not. I cannot see anything clogged or stuck open.

I'd appreciate more possible answers.


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This is a guess but worth trying:

First, check to see if there is any food material in the drain area. There is a screen which may be restricted. This will restrict water flow. Second, if that doesn't work, there is a solenoid which directs water from the pump to either the drain or to the wash nozzles. It is probably stuck part way. It may be cleaned. I once found a toothpick in one!

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