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We have an older KitchenAid dishwasher (Model e) that cleans dishes on the lower rack just fine but not the ones on top. Anyone have any ideas why or fixes?

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Be sure you are not blocking the spray arm for the top rack. If your dishwasher has a telescoping spray arm in the botton center that retracts when the dishwasher is off, be careful about covering it with the dishes

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http://www.kitchenaid.com/assets/pdfs/product/ZUSECARE/8573754.pdf
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I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...

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