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The door just drops open. I guess that a spring
You should be able to do it yourself if you can slide it out from the cabinet. Post your model number HERE
and you can see your parts you can order and diagrams to help. Part 11 is your spring. You need to make sure that's all you need so look at yours.
After starting the cycle, the
You may have a faulty drain valve,the drain valve is under dishwasher there are two clips on each side check,with applance store for replacement part.
Dishwasher leave debris on dishes
there is no filter except the screen in the water inlet valve to keep big pieces of grit in the water from defecting the inlet valve..
i dont know exactly why but it sounds like your unit was not installed with a recommended air gap in the drain or something similar and somehow dirty sink/drain/sewer water is making its way back into the unit and onto your dishes.
often times there is a little rubber check valve/flapper in the drain line either installed in the pump or the drain hose just after the pump to keep foreign material from entering the unit..
other than that it would just be mineral and calcium deposits if you are on well water or chunky city water..
hope this helps,
best of luck,
Noise at end of drain cycle.
There aren't really all that many energetically moving parts inside a dishwasher - fewer still that are active during the drain cycle.
Follow the drain hose into the machine, and you should come upon the drain pump. Have a look inside that, and in the hose that runs between it and the sump it drains. My best guess is that some piece of buoyant debris is sitting in that line, and, as the water level drops, is lowered into the pump impellor.
Usual warnings about disconnecting power before putting your hands inside the machine apply - and be aware that you're likely to find a bit of dirty water sitting around in the pump.
I had this same problem. I think its the upper spray arm vibrating during wash cycle. To verify; prevent the upper arm from rotating by putting a long spatula through the top rack or zip tie the arm so it don't rotate. If the noise goes away you found your problem.
CRUSTY'S LEFT IN GLASSWARE
Things that have been known to exacerbate this problem are:
1. Putting too much food in the dishwasher - especially things like breakfast cereal, rice or couscous. Try scraping plates and pots thoroughly before loading them.
2. Not cleaning the strainer/filter - if not sure how to do this, check the owner's manual
3. Putting glasses in on their sides, rather than completely upside down - this creates a puddle of dirty water that can't get rinsed off and subsequently dries crusty.
Sorry if the first three are insultingly obvious - but they are the most common causes of this problem.
4. Debris in the spray arms - you can usually get them off easily enough (though beware of left-hand threads on some models), then give them a flush through under the tap.
5. One or more spray arms put back on upside down (OK, confession here - I've only seen this happen once, and it was me that had done it. Took me weeks to realise).
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