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Our GE profile dishwasher is making a loud pitchy noise while in the cleaning cycle. The dishwasher soap is also not entirely dissolving to clean the dishes. The dishwasher is ony 7 years old

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HI.... you have a wash pump going bad... the motor bearing is bad.... I'm a tech of 10 years

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What is wrong with my dishwasher and how can I fix it?


Check water temp. Needs to be a minimum of 120 degrees. Check all the spray arm holes for food blockage. Look closely at the holes on the spray arm ends. Those holes act like jet engines to spin the arms.

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SOAP DISPENSER DOOR OPENS DURING CYCLE BUT SOAP CAKES UP AND DOES NOT DISSOLVE. ASLO, EVEN WHEN THE SOAP DISSOLVES DURING CYCLE DISHES ARE NOT CLEAN - ESPECIALLY GLASSWARE EVEN THOGH WE DO USE A RINSE


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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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Feb 23, 2011 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDS01FLBL Built-in...

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The soap tray will not open durring a cleaning cycle. Before this it was making a loud humming noise. it sounded like metal on metal.


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There are three common problems that cause the Soap Dispenser or Cup not toopen. I have a tip that will explain these problems in detail....

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Nov 30, 2010 | Whirlpool Gold 24 in. Built-In Dishwasher...

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Soap residue on dishes after running dish washing cycle


Too much soap for the load or quality of the soap. Also check the inlet water flow system. Clean the filter attached to the machine body at the end of the inlet tube.

Apr 11, 2010 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW7300G Built-in...

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My GE Harmony Dryer is making a LOUD noise during entire cycle


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The soap packet doesn't dissolve, it remains intact at the bottom of the machine at the end of the cycle.


don,t use those packets stay with powder or liquid dishwasher soap. the packets need a lot of heat to dissolve,.

May 29, 2009 | GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher

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Maytag dishwasher.Loud humming noise, wash cyle,at beginning


Is the water filling up and then draining out? Mine did this and a part was broken inside the unit. The part was five dollars and called a lifter. I fixed it myself.

Jan 01, 2009 | Maytag 24 in. MDB3700 Built-in Dishwasher

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Soap hardens in the dispenser and dishes don't come clean


Either your dishwasher is not getting the water hot enough to dissolve the powder, or you need to switch brands. Try a liquid/gel type of dishwasher detergent.
Try stopping the washer a few minutes after you start a wash cycle. Open the door -- if there is a lot of steam coming out at you, it's not the water temperature. If there is no steam, your dishwasher is not getting hot water and/or the heating coil is not working.

Dec 09, 2008 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW7800 Built-in...

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Loud Humming Noise


You're describing vague, conflicting information. At first glance, I would think you have something stuck in the pump. But then it would be there in the rinse-only cycle also.
The anti-bacterial mode heats the water up to about 180F. This kills bacteria, and it also speeds up the action of the detergent. It could be dissolving whatever is in there.
The humming noise wasn't there in the rinse mode... The heater isn't on in the rinse mode - everything else is. But I've NEVER heard a heating element hum.

Cleaning the filter:
The filter is in the back in the bottom right. It's cover is held on by two 1/4 in screws. Under that is a large grate, and I sometimes find stuff clogging the screen (underwater, toward the center of the machine.) I'd start by looking there.

Good luck!

Mar 23, 2008 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW9880JSS Built-in...

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Dishwasher detergent does not dissolve entirely. Gel is still on side and powerball tabs doe not dissolve. Dishes are not clean. It sounds like it goes through the cycles properly.


1. No waterMake sure you get water to the dishwasher. Check to see if the water shut-off valve (located under the sink) is open. If you get water to the dishwasher, but there is still no water inside during the fill cycle, the problem might be with a faulty water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side), in which case replace the water valve.

2. Not enough water
If there is not enough water, the dishes would not get cleaned. This could be caused by a partially closed water shut-off valve (located under the sink), or a faulty dishwasher water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side).

3. Clogged spay arms
There is usually two, sometimes three spray arms in a dishwasher. Make sure there is no debris blocking the holes inside each spray arm.

4. Water temperature is too low
To get the best results, the water has to be at 120 degrees Fahrenheit when entering the dishwasher.

5. Not enough soap
If you only fill one part of the soap cup, try adding soap to both parts.

6. Smoky film on dishes and glasses
This problem occurs due to excessive calcium build up inside the dishwasher. Try cleaning you dishwasher using a dishwasher cleaner.

Dec 21, 2007 | GE 24 in. GSD3400G Built-in Dishwasher

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