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Dishwasher doesn't rinse

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After a complete cycle and I opened the dishwasher, I found all the dishes didn't rinse well, ie. there were still some food on dishes. Could you please advise what might cause the problem? Thanks in advance for your help!

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  • bthh Feb 26, 2008

    Thanks for your response!

    The user guide says it's Kenmore 587.1414*, 587.1514*, 587.1614*

    *=color number


  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons May 11, 2010

    manufacture and model if possible

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I followed your instruction, but nothing happened, ie. no water came out, so glasses were empty, and the spray arm didn't turn at all.

I don't know if this might cause the problem. On saturday, when I used the dishwasher, I also washed other big stuff (they couldn't been fit in the washer) in sink by using a lot of water. I am wondering if that made the water pressure too low in the washer, which might cause something broken?

Thanks!

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Load 4 cups right side up in all four corners of top rack, move all wash arms to a known positon(pointing foward just want to check their rotaiton). start diswasher, when you hear it start washing give it 30 sec or so andpop it open try to focus on middle spray arm when opening, shlould be turning quite well. and glasses sould be starting to fill. at least thats how it SHOULD operate

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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