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Dishwasher won't clean

I have a kitchen aid KUDS01L, it is not cleaning. It seems to have plenty water and the water is hot enough.The liquid soap was still mostly in the holder. There is something still on the door that was splashed there before, it is not washing off. Any ideas on what to.

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My dishwasher is a kitchen aid and is leaving all the dishes and glass ware with grime and dirty what to do?


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If you are noticing that the dishes are not clean, then there are a few things to check for. Check the soap powder if it's kept in a dry environment. Also try replacing the powder with something like a gel or liquid. Next thing to check for is the water pressure and fill valve. Check if the water is filling in and the spray arms are throwing the water with enough pressure. Try and listen to the sound if you hear a proper spraying action sound.

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If you are noticing that the dishes are not clean, then there are a few things to check for. Check the soap powder if it's kept in a dry environment. Also try replacing the powder with something like a gel or liquid. Next thing to check for is the water pressure and fill valve. Check if the water is filling in and the spray arms are throwing the water with enough pressure. Try and listen to the sound if you hear a proper spraying action sound.

If it seems as a low water pressure then check the fill valve. Now, check if dishwasher is draining the water or not. While the dishwasher is working check whether the dishwasher is draining and there is not much left out water after the cycle is complete. Try cleaning the spray arm with a soft brush. The water temperature plays a major role in cleaning of dishes. The temp should be between 125 and 150 F for dishwasher to clean the dishes. Hope this helps...

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I don't understand your question. But, I am going to try to answer based on a "given" I picked. Please read on.

Is the problem you put non dish washing soap into the dishwasher?

... and you want to remove it (soap) without removing ...

the receptacle?

the machine?

If you have non dishwashing soap in a dishwasher, the BIG problem is the suds, followed by the soap is not effective, and it cannot necessarily be removed from the dishes. The suds go from a couple little drops of soap to enough suds to fill Grand Central Station, including your kitchen. Am I close?

What I did when (I did it) this happened is, I put a product called "Anti-Foam" (I just HAPPEN to have a hot-tub) into the dishwasher which killed the suds. I cleaned the mess up off the floor, ran the rinse cycle only, dishwasher empty. Then, I ran the dishwasher again with dishwasher soap to make sure it was clean. THEN, I took the non dishwasher soap out of the cupboard where it sat next to the dishwasher soap and put it elsewhere!

So, what should you do? Go to the pool and hot tub place near you and get a small bottle of "Anti Foam" and do as I did. Expect to pay about $10.00 for the bottle.

Alterntively, you could remove the lower basket, sop as much water out as you can and then run the machine on a rinse cycle to see what happens.

While at the pool place, you might find a hot tub you like. Hey, you already have some of the chemical!

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