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If DW is older model (>6yrs) remove toe panel and see if motor (in center of unit) is large and black. If large and black, look for signs of leaking (water stains below motor or rusting on motor) If all confirmed, the motor has seized and will need replacing. Motor/pump assembly about $125.00

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The dishwasher runs through it's cycle but does not clean the dishes properly and leaves a cloudy film and smears on the inside of the machine and the dishes


    Common Problem
  1. Confirm the wash water is hot
    1. Try heated wash(sani wash) if available
    2. Run hot water in sink to warm up before starting
    3. At least 120 degree Fahrenheit water temperature
  2. Open door check wash arm position start washer for a minute
    1. Confirm wash arm has rotated
    2. Check for plugged spray tips at either end of wash arm.
    3. Use small tweezers to remove
    4. Check for rack and dishes interfering with arm rotation
  3. Place cup in upper rack with opening up cycle washer.
    1. Confirm that cup quickly fills with water
    2. Not washing check water level in tub mim 1 1/2 inch
  4. Discontinue use of rinse/dry liquid additive.
    1. Confirm rinse/dry additive not leaking from dispenser into tub
    2. Washer detergent contains sparkle additive and too much sparkle/rinses/dry additive will coat dishes
    3. Try alternative wash detergent that contains minimal rinse/dry additive and use without liquid rinse/dry additive.
  5. It will take several wash cycles after the elimination of rinse/dry to purge the oily film from dishes and machine..
  6. If success "joy" is achieved with no additives then cautiously add back wash detergent with additives. Additives are important to facilitate drying and protecting the glassware china from leaching. The leaching process permanently etches the surface of glassware leaving a cloudy appearance.

Jan 03, 2016 | Dishwashers

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I have a fisher pakel double drawer dishwasher and it keeps pausing a couple of times through the cycle how do I stop this


Pausing - how long? The pause means the wash motor keeps halting as it is waiting for the water temperature to increase to the right wash selection. If the heater is sluggish then it will take longer to heat. Try a simple rinse cycle and see if there is any difference. (Rinse cycle will use cold water to complete)

Dec 04, 2013 | Fisher and Paykel DD24DCX6 Dishwasher

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Dishes are not rinsing completely.why? th cycle seems to be finishing, but the dishes are not rrinsed properly. Do I ned a repairman?


First perform a vinegar cycle wash in the dishwasher. Pour a cup of vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher. Keep the temperature at the highest setting possible and perform a wash cycle.Then start using a dishwasher most probably that would solve the problem. If this does not solve the problem then there must be some parts worn out or faulty creating the problem.

There are many probable causes of failure .

To clean the dishes the water temperature is essential.It the water is not hot then the dishes will not be cleaned properly.So check the water temperature.

Also check the filter in your dishwasher.Clean the filter if there is accumulation of debris in the filter

If you are in an hard water zone , then try reducing the amount of detergent used and then try cleaning the dishes.

Jan 04, 2011 | Bosch Dishwashers

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Maytag DWU8330AAX: glasses, plates, utensils,


Hi,

The rinse cycle is the same as the wash except the wash uses detergent and the rinse uses rinse aid.

The rinse cycle will dispense rinse aid if you have filled the dispenser. Check this first, that would be the most likely cause. Also in the spring as the water table table in most cities begins to rise the water quality goes down, extra calcium in the water can cause this problem.

Here is a link to help understand that. Let me know if you have questions.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4666624-hard_water_calcium_white_powder_build_up

May 02, 2010 | Dishwashers

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Dish washer \does not rinse good leaves white flim


Hi:
Some things you can do to try to improve your dishwasher's performance:

1) Make sure your dishwasher rinse agent dispenser has rinse agent in it. The filler is usually close to where you put soap in the dishwasher.,
2) Consider switching brands of dishwasher detergent, if you are experiencing problems. Depending on the water condition in your area, certain brands work better than others. Ask your neighbors what works well for them.
3) try different wash cycle's with your dishwasher. Sometimes the economy cycle doesn't work as well as it should.

Dec 17, 2009 | GE Dishwashers

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Dishwasher takes hours to run through wash and dry cycle. what should normal cycle time be?


2 to 6 hours is possible. The newer machines have a water heat cycle that will raise the water temperature. lets say your incoming water is 90 degrees. The machine want to see 140 -165 depending on the cycle so that cycle will take 75 minutes to reach 165 (1 min per degree temp rise). multiply that by the number of wash and rinse cycles and it can run a very long time. Water should enter the washer at 120 degrees minimum. let it fill and measure the temp you will be surprised. Eric

Sep 13, 2009 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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No water going in to dishwasher when rinsing


the pump shouldn't turn on when the rinse cycle is on - it uses only fresh water straight from the water line - after the wash cycle is over - wait 5 seconds, then open the doors and see if there is any rinse coming out of the rinse arms.
If only a little is coming out - check the rinse arm spray jets to see if there is debris caught in them -
if no water is coming out - it could be a faulty rinse solenoid

Aug 05, 2008 | Hobart AM14-253 Free-standing Dishwasher

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Dishwasher


Check to see if you have any switches on your dishwasher that could by pass a rinse cycle. Use a hotter temparture when washing, Check your water level,check your filters on your inlet hose top and bottom. When it gets to a rinse cycle you should hear it drain out and bring in fresh water. you could change to a liquid detergent. Dont over load your dishwasher. make sure you are using rinse aid and try adjusting it up one setting. Shiney glasses means your rinse add is working. NZL

Jan 04, 2007 | Kenmore 18 in. 14432 / 14439 Built-in...

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Long cycle times


Many dishwashers heat the wash and/or rinse water to a higher temperature, as the cycle calls for it. In these cycles, the dishwasher pauses after it has filled with water, waiting for the water to reach the pre-set temperature. What happens next, depends, as follows: On some units, the pause is timed and the unit continues after the allotted time. On others, the cycle can't continue until the water reaches the higher temperature. If you have this type of dishwasher and the water isn't being heated (say, because of a problem with the heating element or thermostat), after the unit stops at the heating cycle, it never continues. When you repair the heating-system problem, the "cycle problem" is fixed too. About the led: If your dishwasher has a digital readout and you see an error code, it may indicate a problem with the unit. If this happens, look up the error code in your owner's manual to find out what the problem is.

Dec 30, 2005 | Bosch 24 in. SHU6802UC / SHU6806UC...

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