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Rinse Aid The rinse aid does not seem to be operating. Reservoir remains full and dishes have a film left on them

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  • vagabond317 May 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. The rinse aid remains full and is not being used. It used to work fine. This problem started after the dishwasher was about 1 1/2 years old.


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    Rick Sauve Oct 11, 2008

    I solved the problem, so far. There is a flow valve where you pour in the Jet Dry that you can adjust. Using a butter knife you can increase the flow going in by turning a plastic screw head to increase the flow. I left it in the largest flow position for a few washes and it started working. I then turned it back to a smaller flow and it is still working.

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We have the same problem on a Kenmore model 665.17032. Is is plugged or more likely an electrical problem for release (if that's how it's actuated)? I fine several posts on different sites, but no comments or solutions. Should be a relatively simple issue, surely. Simple mechanism.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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