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Food debris on dishes

Help! Recently we noticed that when the cycle is over the dishes are not clean. Food debris seem to be stuck to several a lot of the "Clean" crockery. We use multi-seeded bread and cereals and the debris is manily these seeds. I have pulled out the grill at the bottom of the dishwasher and cleaned the trap. I also used dishwasher cleaning cubes and we are being very careful in rinsing dishes prior to placing in the machine. However, we still are experiencing the problem. It seems that there is food debris trapped elswhere in the machine which is then being pumped out during the cycle. The debris sticks to the crockery and becomes baked on by the heat. Hope someone can help us with this problem as we are now having to hand dish wash!!!

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  • lfrig Dec 02, 2007

    we are having exactly the same problem - cleaned all the obvious parts (Arms, filters, waste pump chamber), but there seems to be some dirt trapped somewhere, which gets pumped into the machine. Help!!

  • sharv May 13, 2008

    Have the same problem. I have run the machine with the door open and have noticed that the two spinning spray arms are not moving. The water pressure coming from them does not seem very powerful?

  • hdockham
    hdockham May 13, 2013

    i'm having the same issue pulled the food trap and the trap below that in the trap i have a resonation of water just stting in the trap how do i clean and prevent this as of right now i use some bleach and mister plumber to clean and unclog the drain what else can i do to complete this issue have seven kids need to get this done soon!!!!!!



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Try running the dish washer a couple of times with out any dishes and see what happens.

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