Dishwasher only about 2 years old. Washer is running, filling with a little water on the bottom, but not washing the dishes, only getting hot and caking the food onto the dishes. Is it the water pump, can it be fixed with out a professional and is it worth it?
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Sounds like an internal timer malfunction.
Maytag Customer Service: 1 (800) 344-1274 U.S. Try to find your model # and serial number if not out of warranty before called. It sounds as if your machine needs to be inspected by a service repair agent in your area. Maytag can lead you to an authorized local repair man.
Hello jscott, It is typical nowdays for most dishwashers not to drain all water out of the bottom tub (Even where you cant see) due to siphon design and energy efficiency. Try using about a liter of vinegar and throw it on the bottom tub of the dishwasher. Let it run through a full cycle and see how that works. Has worked for me
A water softner will not make the dishes any cleaner, it just makes it so they don't have water spots on them. If the dishes are dirty, it is most likely that the nozzles (holes) in arms may be plugged. Also check to make sure you are getting plenty of water to dishwasher. Make sure all water valves are full turned open.
If the control panel does not work all the time, it is very likely you have either a shorted wire, or a fualty main board which is very common in newer machines.
My Maytag PDB4600AWN quit working with a flashing CLEAN light and RINSE only button. I took off the bottom panel and took out the electrical diagram.
I ran the diag test, tried pulling power, and a series of other ideas just to see if the error always pointed to the same thing and it did. It's the motor pump. My Maytag is 10 years old. Not sure what yhe life span of such things are. My Mom had a Kenore dishwasher that ran 17 years. Don't think that happens anymore. I bought my Maytag laundry washer and dryer at the same time as my dishwasher and they have trouble now also. Guess those TV commercials were a little on the iffy side of truth. Hee heeeeeeeeeeeee. :)
I think I'll just buy a new dishwasher. The repair guys bill will be high enough that I may as well
buy a new dishwasher.