Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

The dishwasher doesnt use hot water so it is not washing properly. How can we fix this?

Posted by on

  • timwall_ace Jul 19, 2009

    There is only one water connection, and cold water comes through that. There is no other pipe or tap to connect too. I thought that the dishwasher would heat the water itself.

  • Karen May 11, 2010

    Is it hooked up to hot water? Is it possible to use hot water?

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 258 Answers

Hot water is not getting to the unit, disconnect hot water hose from tap and check for blockages

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

  • Brett McGuigan
    Brett McGuigan Jul 19, 2009

    the heating element is shot

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fridgedaire dishwasher will not start a cycle. The green "clean: light stays lighted up and it will not reset the system. I have to turn off the breaker and then turn it back on. then the...


Hello

Ensure the Frigidaire dishwashing machine is fully connected to a power supply. Shut the dishwasher door firmly and select a wash cycle. Press "Start" to begin. Check that the "delay start" option was not selected.

  • 2 Verify that dishwashing detergent is placed in the dispenser and choose a longer washing cycle for heavily soiled items. Do not overload the dishwasher, as this may prevent proper cleaning.
  • 3 Check the household water pressure, which should be between 20 and 120 PSI (pounds per square inch). A water pressure gauge can be obtained at most home repair stores or hardware stores.
  • 4 Turn on the hot water at the sink closest to the dishwasher prior to starting the dishwasher to raise the water temperature inside the dishwasher. Check the hot water temperature, which should be at least 120 degrees Fahrenheit for proper cleaning.
  • 5 Check the spray arms in the dishwasher and move dishes that may be blocking the water spray or preventing the spray arms from rotating properly.

  • Read more: Frigidaire Dishwasher Wash Cycle is Not Working ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_7877923_frigidaire-wash-cycle-not-working.html#ixzz1Xow3qbbv

    Verify that dishwashing detergent is placed in the dispenser and choose a longer washing cycle for heavily soiled items. Do not overload the dishwasher, as this may prevent proper cleaning.

    Check the household water pressure, which should be between 20 and 120 PSI (pounds per square inch). A water pressure gauge can be obtained at most home repair stores or hardware stores.

    Turn on the hot water at the sink closest to the dishwasher prior to starting the dishwasher to raise the water temperature inside the dishwasher. Check the hot water temperature, which should be at least 120 degrees Fahrenheit for proper cleaning.

    Check the spray arms in the dishwasher and move dishes that may be blocking the water spray or preventing the spray arms from rotating properly.

    Sep 13, 2011 | Dishwashers

    1 Answer

    My Ignis dishwasher ADL 348 is not dissolving the dishwasher tablet properly leaving the crockery still dirty. It is also making a really strange noise during operation. I have cleaned the filters and the...


    My adl 348 is 3years old. Made strange noise and didnt really wash now it doesnt appear to be washing. What would it be and is it easy fixed?

    Feb 13, 2010 | Dishwashers

    1 Answer

    What does a thermometer symbol with up arrow mean on an shx68


    Hello Jsg5,

    That symbol means that the dishwasher is heating the water, bringing it up to the required temperature to properly sanitize your dishes.

    This symbol can appear during the wash and rinse cycles. It is nothing to worry about. Most dishwasher will heat up the wash and rinse water, it's just that Bosch decided to add an indicator, so users would know that any delay in the wash/rinse cycle, is a result of getting the water up to the proper temperature (typically around 140 degrees F)

    Even if you've got your hot water heater or hot water supply set to a very low temperature, the dishwasher will use the built-in heating element (the drying element in the bottom of the dishwasher) to heat the water.

    Hope you find this Very Helpful and best regards!

    Dec 10, 2009 | Bosch Integra 800 SHX68M0xUC Dishwasher

    1 Answer

    What is the amount of time for a regular wash? Time on the plus wash?


    a regular wash should take about an hour and a half. plus wash would be longer only because it heats the wash temp hotter.
    wash temp is generally around 140 degrees
    and your rinse is around 161 degrees.

    your flow through heat assembly heats the water at 2 degrees a minute. so it can take anywhere from and hour and a half to two hours for a full cycle.
    try turning your sink on hot water until you feel hot water coming out then start the dishwasher so it doesnt have to heat cold water up to those temps. it should run a little shorter.

    Feb 21, 2009 | Bosch 24 in. SHU66C02 / SHU66C06 Built-in...

    1 Answer

    Do not get a cold water wash from front load fridgidaire only hot


    most diswashers only hook from the left side under the sink which is hot, some dishwashers on hot make the water extra hot with the bottom element for pots and pans, sounds like your dishwasher is working properly, you need hot water to sterilize. Rob

    Feb 21, 2009 | Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher

    1 Answer

    My whirlpool gold doesnt clean properly there is a sandy residue


    Sounds like you have a calcium issue with your water. if you have a water softner time to get it serviced. also you can get a cleaner for the dishwasher to clean it out called Dishwasher Magic.

    Dec 04, 2008 | Whirlpool Gold 24 in. Built-In Dishwasher...

    1 Answer

    Dishwater fills with water, hot...but doesnt wash?


    when in the wash phase, listen for a low hum near the wash pump. if you hear this it indicates the wash pump capacitor is faulty or something jammed in the pump.after that you will have to access the wash pump and check if there is any supply to it

    May 04, 2007 | Maytag 24 in. MDB7751AWS Stainless Steel...

    Not finding what you are looking for?
    Dishwashers Logo

    Related Topics:

    91 people viewed this question

    Ask a Question

    Usually answered in minutes!

    Top Dishwashers Experts

    Donald DCruz
    Donald DCruz

    Level 3 Expert

    17130 Answers

    yadayada
    yadayada

    Level 3 Expert

    77169 Answers

    Brad Brown

    Level 3 Expert

    16387 Answers

    Are you a Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

    Answer questions

    Manuals & User Guides

    Loading...