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The dishes on the top shelf does not seem to get clean. Does not appear water is coming out of the top spinning module.

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Take out the top spinner and clean it thoroughly with descaler and degreaser / very hot soapy water. Soak it for a while and it will work wonders. Put it back in the machine and it will work like new.

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Dishes on top shelf not getting clean


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I had this problem, and on mine it was because when I pushed the top shelf in , the little sleeve for the spinning nozzle wasn't fitting over the coupling that supplies water to it. Try checking the alignment when you push in the top shelf.

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Dishes on top rack don't get clean


The following suggestions will greatly enhance the ability of your dishwasher to clean all of the dishes thoroughly:

1. Rinse all of the food off of the dishes before you put them in the dishwasher.

2. Run the hot water into the sink until it is as hot as it gets before you start the dishwasher.

3. Do not pack the dishes into the dishwasher, just put in a reasonable number without crowding or stacking them on either shelf.

4. Pull the top shelf all the way out to be sure that the water connection at the rear of the top shelf is connected. Sometimes, this connector comes disconnected preventing the water from entering the top spray assembly.

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