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My maytag dishwasher does not rinse well the tall glasses in the upper rack.

I have removed 6 screws holding the strainer. I have removed 3 screws holding the discharhe housing.

Now the 3 screws wont go back in. Appears like that the plate chopper below has shifted.

Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: Glasses on upper rack getting food residue during cycle

is there anything blocking the spray or plugged in the spray arms check that

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag dishwasher won't start

"unlock" the machine by pressing on '3' and holding for a few seconds. Thats what it says on the back of my dishwasher which is the exact same model.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Kitchenaid Superba Dishwasher clogged or jammed with broken glass

You will probably have to get at it from the bottom, possibly the back of the washer. Here is a link to your repair manual.

http://kitchen.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/kitchenaid/kitchenaid_dishwasher_product_list.html

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Water does not flow to upper rack water dispensors for cleaning.

This is often the fill valve.  You can test the fill valve coil for continuity with a ohm meter, no needle movement = bad fill valve. You can also test the fill valve for 120 volts at the fill valve with a volt meter, power there and no fill = bad fill valve. No 120 volts there, you will have to trace power back to find the trouble maker. Test things like the float and float switch, wires and timer.  Fill valves are very bad for working once or twice and then quitting, if your dishwasher fills the first and second fill cycles and then no more water through the rest of the cycle, replace the fill valve. You will need to remove the access panels to get at the fill valve. Dishwasher fill valves also have a screen built into the valve entrance, this can also get all clogged up and need to be cleaned. 

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag dishwasher quiet series 400. Dishes have hard stuck on grit and food particles after rinsed and dried.

Very common problem is soap build up in these machines. Try putting it into a wash cycle with no dishes, and no soap. Let it wash for about 5 minutes, and then open the door. If you see alot of soap suds, then soap build up is the problem. Try doing a couple loads with no soap, and no dishes, and throw a cup of vinegar into the machine halfway through the wash. Repeat as necessary. This should solve your problem.

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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How to replace the top rollers on a GE dishwasher model # gsm1800nww


Lower Rack

  • Remove all of the dishes from the lower dishwasher rack.
  • Pull the lower rack out of the dishwasher so that it rests on the dishwasher door.
  • Lift the lower rack up and out of the dishwasher.
  • Place the new lower dishwasher rack on the dishwasher door, then push it into the dishwasher.
  • Upper Rack
  • Remove all of the dishes from the lower dishwasher rack.
  • Extend the upper rack as far as it will go.

Remove the two plastic end caps, located on the end of each dishwasher arm. To remove, insert a flat-head screwdriver between the arm and the tab on the outside of the end cap, then lift the tap to remove the end cap.
Pull the upper dishwasher rack straight of out the arms to remove.

Insert the rollers on the bottom of the new upper dishwasher rack into the rack arms, then push the rack completely into the dishwasher.
. Align the end caps with the ends of the arms, then push the end caps into place.

Upper Rack

  • Remove all of the dishes from the lower dishwasher rack.
  • Extend the upper rack as far as it will go.
  • Remove the two plastic end caps, located on the end of each dishwasher arm. To remove, insert a flat-head screwdriver between the arm and the tab on the outside of the end cap, then lift the tap to remove the end cap.
  • Pull the upper dishwasher rack straight of out the arms to remove.
  • Insert the rollers on the bottom of the new upper dishwasher rack into the rack arms, then push the rack completely into the dishwasher.
  • Align the end caps with the ends of the arms, then push the end caps into place.

Feb 04, 2011 | Maytag Dishwasher

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Water will not fill the dishwasher, it runs but it will not fill with water...is the water inlet plugged?


Hello there

The most common causes of this problem are a defective water inlet valve or a stuck float switch. The float switch sits under the dish racks and sends a shut-off signal to the dishwasher when the water level is high enough. Make sure you only use a Maytag-compatible replacement if you have to change out your dishwasher's float switch or water inlet valve.
Difficulty: Moderate Instructions Things You'll Need:

  • Owner's manual
  • Screwdriver
  • Scrub brush
  • Replacement parts (if necessary)
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  1. 1 Shut off power to the dishwasher from the home's circuit breaker box. Remove the lower rack from the inside of the dishwasher.
  2. 2 Check the water inlet valve to see if it clogged or broken. Replace the valve if you notice any problems and test the dishwasher again. If it still does not fill, proceed to Step Three to troubleshoot the float switch.
  3. 3 Consult your owner's manual to find the location of the float assembly. Remove the cover, if applicable to your dishwasher. There may be retaining screws holding the cover in place or it may just snap off.
  4. 4 Hold both sides of the float while you raise and lower it several times. The float should move freely without binding or catching on anything. Disconnect and use a scrub brush to clean the float if you feel any resistance.
  5. 5 Reattach the float and test its movement again. If it is still not moving properly, replace the float.
  6. 6 Replace the lower rack of the dishwasher and turn the breaker switch back on.


Read more: How to Troubleshoot a Maytag Dishwasher That Does Not Fill ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6284004_troubleshoot-maytag-dishwasher-not-fill.html#ixzz1A891ccai

Jan 05, 2011 | Maytag MDB6769AW Builtin Dishwasher

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Particles left on glasses


Steps:
1)Empty the dishwasher.Remove all dishes including pots,pans and silverware.
2)Pull the bottom rack out as far as possible.The filters are under the basket on the Maytag dishwashers.It may be convenient to lift the rack out.Typically,if you lift,the wheels leave the track.
3)Remove the Coarse" filter.This filter is a small,round knob in the middle of the Fine filter.A round knob is around the Coarse filter.Hold on to the handle and lift straight up.
4)Knock the contents of the Coarse filter into the garbage can.Run the faucet to remove smaller particles.Wipe the dishwasher filter with the sink sponge.Push back into the filter holder when complete.
5)Take out the Fine filter.Turn the round knob that is around the Coarse filter counter-clockwise.Once the knob is loose pull up.The Fine filter will come out of the dishwasher.
6)Rinse the Fine filter with the hot water faucet.Scrub with the sink sponge to remove any stuck-on fragments.Replace the filter into the dishwasher.Push down and turn the knob clockwise to tighten.

Jul 31, 2010 | Maytag 24 in. MDBF550 Built-in Dishwasher

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How do i remove my old upper rack ?


u should be able to pull out and lift up to remove racks

May 22, 2010 | Maytag 24 in. MDB4000 Built-in Dishwasher

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Maytag Quiet Series 300/Dishwasher leaving gritty stuff on dishes


My model is simillar Cheri's. Every couple years I have to remove the plastic spray bars. They are held on by a simple torque screw. Once removed you will see debris plugging many of the holes. I have found this on all 4 of my spray bars. This debris prevents the right amount of water in the wash and rinse cycles. The upper spray bars seem to be the worse. This explains the trouble most folks have with glasses in the upper rack. Also check the docking station. You will fiind it along the back wall of your unit. The plastic tubes on the backside of each rack will slide into a hole in the docking station. After a few years the rubber seal in the docking station will be worn away. Once this happens, it prevents the correct water pressure to the upper rack. The replacement part snaps into place and cost about $25.

Jan 19, 2009 | Maytag 24 in. MDB9750AW Dishwasher

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Trying to replace broken upper rack adjustment arm . . .


first off check to see if there is an endcap either the front or back of the track. if so remove the cap. check for end mount screws. if no screws the endcap opens up the route for popping the plastic cover off and exposing the screws.. see diagram(may not be exact model but it gives you an idea)

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May 12, 2008 | Maytag 24 in. MDB7600A Jetclean® II...

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Noisey maytag


Hi, i had the same problem twice and both time there was some plastic stuff in the shredder. Remove the screw in the middle and remove the cap and you will probably find some pieces near the blades.

Nov 11, 2007 | Maytag 24 in. MDB5651A Built-in Dishwasher

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Rusty dish rack


Clearly a design or manufacturing flaw. I have the same model and the rack is disintegrating after 6 years. I believe it is a manufacturing flaw. Our previous dishwasher rack lasted over 20 years in the same conditions. Same construction, vinyl covered steel. New upper and lower racks cost over 200.00 and there is no guarantee that this won't happen every six years. I recommend a new non-Maytag dishwasher as soon as you can. Meanwhile, limp along with the defective racks.

Oct 02, 2007 | Maytag MDB7100AWB Dishwasher

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