Question about Dishwashers
The motor is running, but it will not drain between the wash and rinse cycle. Then it won't drain after the rinse cycle. I push the cancel/drain button and it still won't drain.
If you hear the drain motor running but water not draining then there appears to be a blockage in the drain sump or hose. Assuming your kitchen drain is clear you will have to check filters inside the dishwasher and worst the drain pump.
If you do not hear drain motor running then the drain motor needs to be checked.
Check part locations at this site
Posted on Apr 23, 2014
Are you using rinse aid?
that may help with the film.you may also have stuff down in the trap causing the water to drain slow.
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
Not draining may either need new drain motor. or something is blocking the drain pipe.
Spots on dishes means you are using to much detergent or the wrong kind of detergent.
Your owners manuel should tell you what type to use.
Posted on Nov 25, 2008
I had the same issue. If you have a 1100,1200,1500 etc you have the first series of the dishwasher and there is a heat sensor issue. The dishwasher runs and checks if the water heats up by 8 degrees. If the water doesn't heat enough then the washer will trigger shut down (assuming that there is an issue somewhere in the water heating process could be a variety of things) Alas, it may only be a one time issue and yet the programming in the dishwasher defaults to a shut down where the normal consumer can't get the machine to run. DO THIS: remove the kick panel on the front of the washer. Behind that is a document with a series of buttons that you push to reset the machine's computer e.g. you might have to press 'saniwash' then airdry then Saniwash then airdry. The machine will start the reset process and may also go through a 'cancel' function. After that you should be back in business. They have fixed this issue on the new machines so that the 8 temp trigger has to fail three wash cycles in a row before the consumer lock out is activated. As for those who own the first series....we do lots of resets. P.S. I learned this AFTER I bought two new panels for my GU1500.
Posted on Aug 27, 2010
On a "normal wash cycle"
turn all the spray arms at the 12 o'clock position.
Please answer the folling questions.
Will water enter the unit?
After water has stopped entering the unit can you hear the wash cycle start? The wash pump on? and water being sprayed?
Now open the door and see if the spray arms have moved.
Reading what you have posted I just want to make sure that there is never a wash cycle running.
Please post answers.
Posted on Mar 01, 2011
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 04, 2015 | Whirlpool 24 in. GU980SCG Built-in...
Mar 20, 2015 | Whirlpool Dishwashers
Aug 24, 2014 | Whirlpool 24 in. GU1500XTLS Stainless...
Jul 25, 2012 | Whirlpool Dishwashers
Feb 17, 2018 | Jackson JP-24B Built-in Dishwasher
Nov 06, 2011 | Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher
Aug 06, 2017 | Dishwashers
Apr 08, 2010 | Whirlpool DU840CWD Dishwasher
Jun 19, 2009 | Whirlpool GU3600XTSY Stainless Steel...
Oct 05, 2006 | Jenn-Air JDB6510 Built-in Dishwasher
237 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!