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New dishwasher just arrived and it is wet on the inside!

Is this normal? Looks new with the foam in place etc.

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All appliance manufacturers test 1 out of every 5-10 appliances as they come off the assembly line. If you got a new unit and it is wet inside, this is a good thing, this means that your unit was actually factory tested. Obviously, they aren't going to take the time to dry out every unit that is tested, they box them up and ship them out knowing that they are going to be in a customer's home very soon anyway.

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SOURCE: too much foam in dishwasher,

Scoop out as much suds as you can (or with a wet/dry vacuum cleaner), then run a cycle without soap of any kind. Hopefully, that will get rid of the mess.

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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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