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Dishwasher is rinsing and soap coming out but not washing what could be the problem

Just been installed not a new machine

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Hello;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

I do not know what model you have so I can only be general.

There are several reasons why your dish washer is not cleaning so I am going to give you two basics to start.

1.) If you have a filter, remove it and gently clean with soapy water.
2.) If you have a drain cover in the back, remove the two screws. Wearing gloves (There may be broken glass in the drain) reach down and remove any blockage. Siphon the water out. There is a metal plate at the bottom, this may be stuck open. You may be draining the soap and water out as soon as you fill.
3.) Your washer blades may be plugged up. Put 1/2 cup of white distilled vinegar in the bottom of your dishwasher. Run it on Hot & Heavy cycle.

There could other problems, but I need your model number

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