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My dishwasher seems to go through the cleaning process fine, but then I think it skips the rinsing off process and goes straight to the drying process. All the dishes and the inside of the washer have the soap that has been dryed and baked onto it from the drying process. I have used the same soap and the same amount for over 1 yr. The last 3 washes in a row seemed to skip the rinsing part. I have a maytag MDB7851AW

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What kind of soap do you use??? How much??

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Kqon, looks like your dispenser has a wax motor. I think the first thing you have to do is remove the inner door and inspect the soap dispensor assy. See if any of the moving parts are broken. This wax motor is 120V so you can run a cheater cord to it to see if it works, but be very careful when doing this. It will expand the plunger and open the flap. If the wax motor operates with 120V applied to it then you want to see if you have power coming from the timer. It will be the tan wire # 27 on the timer harness. You also want to make sure the spring and pin are in place on the dispenser flap. Your part number for the wax motor is 902899. Catriver.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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Hard water "filming" is caused primarily by the higher deposit content in hard water clogging up the jets and nozzles. Therefore, there is not the normal pressure for washing or rinsing. This can be eliminated by turning on the dishwasher, while it is empty, and waiting for it to fill and go into it's wash cycle. They open the door and add 3 cups of white vinegar and finish running through the cycle. This will open the nozzles and jets to their full capacity. After that, use a rinse aid for sure.

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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I had an old machine with a similiar problem & I found that food had somehow entered into the arm that spins & sprays out water. The food blocked somewhat the holes which of course means less cleaning.

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Run the print head cleaning routine from the printers driver or control panel. you may have to run it 3 or 4 times to regain all the lines.

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