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We have a GE GSD2000F01WH dishwasher. It goes through the wash cycle fine but sometimes it does not drain at all and smells aweful! Also most of the dishes are still dirty in the dishwasher. There are times where you can flip the switch and open the door and get sprayed in the face too! Please help?!?

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SOURCE: dishwasher not washing

By chance have you cleaned the spray arm out lately? There could be something blogging the water from getting into the arm. In most dishwashers, the arm only spins because water pressure makes it spin.


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Posted on Nov 02, 2007

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Could be a a couple different issues.. Not filling with enough water or food chopper broke or food chopper filter screen clogged.

Check water level:
Run the DW and wait for the main wash to start (water will fill. pause then complete fill) The water should be no more than 1/4 inch below the heating element. If not there..replace water inlet valve.

Inspect food chopper:
1. Remove lower spray arm and rear water supply tube to upper spray arm.
2. Remove torx screws that secure the sump cover.
3. Remove primary filter
4. Remove food chopper cover to expose the chopper assembly. Inspect for breakage or blockage.

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Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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SOURCE: GE Nautilus GSD4200 Dishwasher will not wash/drain

The average life of a dishwasher is 7-10 years. The symptoms strongly indicate a motor pump problem and my personal opinion is if that is the case youd be better to put the money toward a new dishwasher.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag Quiet Series 300 dishwasher, dishes come out dirty

A water softner will not make the dishes any cleaner, it just makes it so they don't have water spots on them.
If the dishes are dirty, it is most likely that the nozzles (holes) in arms may be plugged.
Also check to make sure you are getting plenty of water to dishwasher. Make sure all water valves are full turned open.

If the control panel does not work all the time, it is very likely you have either a shorted wire, or a fualty main board which is very common in newer machines.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My dishwasher is leaving a film all over the dishes

you might try to put one cup of vinegar in the washer and run the wash cycle with this in it no dishes in is while you are doing this. We live in the country and my wife had this happen and we used vinegar and it stopped this lime build up. Not an expert on this but it worth trying.

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

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