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My Dishwasher does'nt dry my dishes.

My Frigidaire Dishwasher never seems to dry my dishes,Whats up with that. Please can anyone help me. Thanks, Raymond.

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  • blaszer Jun 09, 2008

    the dishwasher does not dry the dishes

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    have the same dishwasher and same problem

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Its not drying my dishes

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Its not drying my dishes

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Dishes are not drying



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How old is the dishwasher? Check the front control panel for a AIR DRY / HEAT DRY switch. Perhaps the switch is in the AIR DRY position. If so and you really want to HEAT DRY your dishes, set the switch for HEAT DRY. Otherwise: Second, it is not a bad thing to let your dishes AIR DRY. It saves money! Just open the Dish Washer door after the last rinse cycle has finished and let the dishes AIR DRY manually. In a hour or so they can usually be put away. Works for me :)

Posted on Nov 30, 2006



Heating element bad

Posted on Mar 04, 2007



Set the sanitize button and they will dry

Posted on Dec 30, 2006

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I have the same problem with my dishwasher. If you remove the kick plate while it is running, There is an electric motor underneath. If you push up and pull forward on the electric motor, the noise will stop. I used a block to prop it up and the noise stopped. You may want to try it.

Posted on Feb 05, 2010


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SOURCE: we have a FGHD2433KB1 model

Hi, I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vainto clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goesbad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out theheating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...

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