Question about Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher
Our Kenmore 665 was leaving a film on the glasses and so we ran a vinegar rinse. that cleared up the film a little on the next wash. however, we are still getting little white flecks on the glasses. When I rub the flecks with moisture, they dissolve so I assume it is soap. How can I get rid of these flecks? We have added the special rinse solution.
Thanks for using FixYa. First of all please check the Water temperature by using a thermometer inside the dishwasher to measure the water temp. It should be as close to 125 degree F to 140 degree F as possible. Now try using the temperature boost feature if your dishwasher is equipped with this cycle feature and check if this will help your wash ability issues.
Now check the Powder soap by making sure that you store your soap in a dry environment and it is not stale and clumping together. Possibly try a different detergent like a liquid or gel. Also, make sure the dishes are loaded properly, or dishwasher is not overloaded.
To check the proper filling dishwasher will fill with water up to and around the heating element. If water is more below the heating element, you may have low water pressure or a problem with the fill valve. Try & listen if it sounds like it is spraying the water around with enough pressure.
For low water pressure, try to clean the screen at the entrance of the fill valve, sometimes the fill valve can fail and not allow the proper water into the dishwasher and may need to be replaced. And, check the spray arm and pump cover for splits or leaks. Also make sure that the water is draining and is not accumulated in the dishwasher, if it is in dishwasher then check for clogged drain hoses and drain pump.
Low water fills are a very common trouble maker with today's dishwasher. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.
Posted on Apr 24, 2010
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