Question about Dishwashers
Does the water just disappear down the drain as fast as it fills, with no obvious pumping sounds?
If so, it might just be that the waste hose is routed wrong after it comes out the back of the dishwasher. It needs to loop up to somewhere near the top of the machine before coming back down to go into the drain. (These machines have no outlet valve - they rely on this high point in the hose to keep the water in, then use a pump to push it "over the hump" when they need to drain).
Posted on Apr 06, 2008
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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... Please post back if you need more informatiion.
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