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Viking DW 20.3 dishwasher. We have two of them.

Viking dishwasher. We have two of them. One works great but the other sometimes leaves grit on the glassware on the top rack. I'm wondering if the upper spray arm should be checked and if so, the proper way to do so. Do I just pry off the upper arm? I see two plastic clip-type of things holding it on.

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: broken nozzle and upper spray arm

the spray arm just screws back on, unless of course its cracked in which case needs replacing( chances are since it fell off its cracked) heres the part num 154478202

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool GU3200XTP dishwasher - No spray on upper rack

Sounds like the hose assembly that attaches to the rear of the upper rack has come undone. just pull out the upper rack and reconnect it.

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Posted on Feb 14, 2009

Kgt1962
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SOURCE: Viking dishwasher not cleaning bottom rack of dishes

Yes there is the Water Div valve, it diverts the water between the wash arms.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

localwonder
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SOURCE: will not clean dishes on the upper rack

Make sure you get water to the dishwasher. Check to see if the water shut-off valve (located under the sink) is open. If you get water to the dishwasher, but there is still no water inside during the fill cycle, the problem might be with a faulty water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side), in which case replace the water valve.

If there is not enough water, the dishes would not get cleaned. This could be caused by a partially closed water shut-off valve (located under the sink), or a faulty dishwasher water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side).

There is usually two, sometimes three spray arms in a dishwasher. Make sure there is no debris blocking the holes inside each spray arm.



Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Very low pressure getting to spray arms

I removed the lower spray arm, and then the filter. I found that there was a lot of buildup under the filter area. I scraped the buildup off. I found that it was restricting the input of water flow to the pump

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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You know? If I had to postulate an educated guess, I'd wager that your dishwasher's (DW) drain hose isn't hooked up properly under the sink. When it's not hooked up right, water from the sink will siphon down into the DW making you think that there's a problem with the DW when in reality the problem is elsewhere. Kinda tricky, huh?

Anyway... I put together some photo's that show the incorrect installation and the correct installation of DW drain hoses. Check it out.

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The downward sloping hose allows water from the sink to go to the DW.

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The "loop" (actually called a "vacuum break") won't allow water to go to your DW.

Here's a schema of the layout...
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So the drain hose from the DW always has to loop upwards to keep gravity from weilding its' wicked hand and drawing water down to the inner most depths of your dishwasher.

So, that's the first thing to check, Doc. (<---- that was my Uncle's name, btw. He owned and operated a microwave repair shop back in the late 70's.) If you find the hose under the sink looks like the first pic, just loosen the clamp, pull as much slack from the DW as you can, form a loop like in pic #2, tighten the clamp (to hold it in place) then tie off the hose to a stationary location (like the hot or cold line feeding your faucet)

There ya go! Fixed! Ain't it cool? How easy was that? What about 20 minutes? Maybe less? All you needed was a 5/16" nutdriver and some tape! Too cool.

Don't forget to rate me, OK? My self esteem is counting on you.

Oh! If you find that the drain is properly installed, let me know. We'll go deeper into the solution, OK?

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