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Maytag quiet series 300

Today when I started the dishwasher it sounds like there is a garbage disposal inside the appliance. The sound is very course. It subsides at times during the cycle, but has not went away totally.

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  • Steve2131 Dec 16, 2007

    I have the exact same problem on the same model. Not sure about how to go about fixing it.

  • fixitnick Jan 08, 2008

    I also have the same model, about 14 months old. The noise seems to come and go especially during the rinse cycle.

  • gumbymarley Mar 07, 2008

    We have the same problem on the same model. Any suggestions? It does not sound good.



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Hi, there is probably some small pieces in the shredder. Remove the cover in the bottom and you will probably find some pieces near the blades.

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I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: You have a maytag quiet series 300. When it is done with any of the cycles in leaves about 1-2 inches of water in the bottom of the dishwasher. You can manually hit the start button twice and it will go through a 2 minute cycle and pump out the water. You have cleaned the filter inside the dishwasher where it drains and have checked the hose to the disposal and it pumps out fine. It just doen't pump itself at the end of the cycle.

It sounds like a bad control board. It's in the top of the door panel. I don't recomend this repair to the average homeowner. You might consider the Repair Directory to find a repairman.

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