Question about Amana 24 in. ADW862EAS Dishwasher

2 Answers

The rotating piece on the bottom of my Amana QT is not rotating

It seems as though the rotating piece on the bottom is not rotating, and the dishes are not being cleaned (worse on the top than the bottom). A repairman once told me that dishwashers are very basic, and really only have a few parts that need to be checked/replaced. Is this something I can troubleshoot/fix myself, or should I call someone in?

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

We bought our Amana dishwasher about 15 months ago. For the last three months it has been leaving the glasses streaked with soap (?) and the plates looking dull. sometimes I will get a glass that looks sparkling with others looking streaked or quite hazy. It also occasionally makes some strange sounds when it is washing the dishes. I checked the holes in the spray arms and they are not clogged.
If I could I would return it and go back to a whirlpool or kenmore.

Posted on Jun 20, 2010

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that hasĀ over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 382 Answers

Check that the upper and lower spray arm nozzles are not clogged with particles if they are remove them a nd clean them out also see if there is a screen in the bottom of dishwasher under lower rack clean it out if you can also purchase a bottle of dishwasher cleaner from your local supermarket use it in a empty dishwasher first run tap closest to machine to make sure water is hot red directions on bottle it works very well and dishes will come out much cleaner also use a good gel like electra sol dihwasher gel

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

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 expert 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 repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Amana Softsound 2 isn't getting dishes clean - the lower arm doesn't rotate. We cleaned around and under the arm as much as possible, got some gunk out from under, but still not rotating, so...


Check the nozzles of the arm themselves. if you found lots of gookl there maybe some inside the arms blocking the spray holes which cause it to spin

Jul 15, 2011 | Amana ADW862EA Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

My amana softsound III Model DWA63AL doesn't seem to get dishes clean. I have cleaned filters and everthing seems to operate ok. Water temp good. any advice?


Many people are having trouble with poor performance due to recent EPA changes required in dish washing detergent.
If it makes as much water splashing noise as it used to but it still leaves residue and undissolved food behind...then it's probably the detergent. That's what does the work.

Mar 08, 2011 | Amana DWA63A Dishwasher

1 Answer

Detergent is not all disolving and staying on the dishes...the dishes are not getting clean


Check inlet water availability. Check strainer attached to the machine body. Clean the strainer if clogged. Check spary arms for friction free rotation. Finally check the water pump inside machine.

Sep 20, 2010 | Amana Dishwashers

1 Answer

Spray arms not rotating


Check pump in the dish washer. Clean and check!

Apr 28, 2010 | Neff S5946 Built-In Dishwasher

1 Answer

The upper arm is not rotating


Take it apart and clean it, water pressure should spin it around, there are bits of food/rice plugging it and stoping it from rotating.

Apr 22, 2010 | Siemens SE24A230 ExtraKlasse Built-In...

1 Answer

Amana dishwasher, 1 "water on bottom and white film on dishes


The problem is hard water. There is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system. It filters the water before it enters your dishwasher. It works amazing and has a money back guarantee. You will love the way your dishes look after the first load. It is also very affordable (like 70 bucks). Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com to find out more info.

Jul 30, 2009 | Amana 24 in. DWA53A Built-in Dishwasher

1 Answer

Bottom spray arm not rotating


The arm usually will stop rotateing because there is a obstuction in the arm itself you will need to remove the arm normally unclips (older machine used to scew off)When you have the arm out check all hole top and bottom and open any that are blocked rinse out arm and replace give it a wash and see if there is any improovement,let me know.
Thanks

Feb 01, 2009 | Kenmore 24 in. 15689 Built-in Dishwasher

3 Answers

Ge quiet power 3 troubleshooting


First clean the sprayer arm of all debris. In the back of most dishwashers there is a screen on the bottom that is often full of junk, debris and other stuff from dishes not being scraped off.

Clean that screeen off.

Run vinegar (1 cup) for a full cycle to help break down the lime and other build ups.

Check sprayer arm for debris and other objects. carefully pick it out with a small needle or sometimes even a nail works.

Try running dishes again to see if this helps.

May 28, 2008 | Miele 24 in. G665 Built-in Dishwasher

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

Amana 24 in. ADW862EAS Dishwasher Logo

258 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Amana Dishwashers Experts

Cleverer2

Level 2 Expert

298 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4336 Answers

Kolbrun...

Level 3 Expert

1198 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...