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How do i change the filter on my Maytag PDB3600awe. Also the rinse aid is blocked and won't drain/release. The dishes are coming out dirty. Any help would be great.

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SOURCE: Bosch Diswasher not draining

Soyben, you need to check to see if either the drain hose or syphon break at the sink is clogged. The drain motor on this model is not a bilge pump that will remove water from the base. Therefore Im leaning on a restriction somewhere. Other than that you may have to check for debris in the drain sump. Check these areas out first...Catriver...post back

Posted on Aug 27, 2006

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SOURCE: Maytag Jetclean Super Quite Plus II Dishwasher

open the door when working and check the spray arms are rotating. if not, the jets in the spray arms may be blocked. very fiddly to clear but doable

Posted on Apr 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Dishwashing detergent in rinse aid compartment

not good there is no way to drain it out. you might be able to take the door apart and take off the rinse aid reservoir and clean it out

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Rinse aid not being released

Most likely the actuator for the rinse aid dispenser is not functioning.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: soap dispenser doesn't open

My recommendation is to switch over to a tablet and merely put the tablet on the floor of the dishwasher bypassing the soap holder all together. It should work just fine that way. good luck.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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I did the same thing with my Maytag dishwasher, several times actually, before realizing I was putting blue dish soap in the rinse aid compartment which then wouldn't empty. Then my Maytag started making ominous noises during the rinse cycle (appliance guy said it was "cavitation" noise).

Appliance guy wanted to replace the whole detergent/rinse aid compartment but since he told me the noise was probably caused by the dish soap stuck in the rinse aid compartment, I decided to try to get rid of it first. Here is the method that worked for me; it took most of a day but saved me parts & labor:

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3. Raise the dishwasher door slowly until the vinegar drains into the lower part of the chamber (at least this is how my Maytag worked)
4. Agitate the contents as best you can by rapidly shaking the dishwasher door up & down.
5. I also used a small plastic medicine dropper jammed into small openings on each side of the rinse aid compartment to agitate the vinegar by squeezing air into them.
6. Drain the compartment by closing the dishwasher door (move it to full vertical)--vinegar will drain into the bottom of the dishwasher.
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I just ran the cleaned out dishwasher a 2nd time & it was back to its quiet self with no overfoaming.

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