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Dishwasher Kenmore Ultrawash

The dishwasher does not seem to go through the wash cycle. No water is wishing around. It does fill up with water and heat up but I never hear it washing. It gets very hot inside and after a long time finishes and drains but never washes.

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Re: Dishwasher Kenmore Ultrawash

One possibility is that the screen/filter to the wash units have become totally clogged. (I had this problem because of some particularly dirty water in the dishwasher.) To access the screen requires taking out the cover at the base of the dishwasher arm assemble which can be done without removing the machine, although you'll need a special screw spline screw driver. Given this the repair takes jsut five or ten minutes. Remove the screen clean it out in the sink and replace.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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