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Solutions to Common
Dishwashing
Problems
(continued)
Detergent
Left in Cups
Detergent
may be old.
Discard
and use fresh
detergent.
Be sure
water
action
can reach
the dispenser.
Check
to see
if cycle
has been
completed.
Make
sure
items
do not prevent
the detergent
dispenser
from
opening.
Dishwasher
Leaks
Use only
fresh
detergent
designed
for
automatic
dishwashers.
Measure
detergent
carefully.
Try a different
brand.
Spilled
rinse
aid can cause
foam
and
lead to
overflowing.
Wipe
up any spills
with
damp
cloth.
Check
to see that
dishwasher
is level. (See
Installation
Instructions.)
Normal
Sounds
You Will Hear
Normal
sounds
include
water
fill, water
circulation
and
motor
sounds.
Water
in Bottom
of Tub
Water
left in bottom
of tub after
cycle
is
complete
is not normal.
If water
remains
in the
bottom
of the tub,
dishwasher
may
not be
draining
properly.
(See
Dishwasher
Does
Not
Drain
Properly.)
Vapor
at Vent
Water
vapor
escapes
from
the vent
when
the
dishwasher
is operating.
This
is normal.
Dishwasher
Won't
Run
Check
to see
if circuit
breaker
is tripped
or if a
fuse
is blown.
Make
sure
water
supply
is turned
on.
Check
to see
if cycle
is set correctly.
(See
Operating
Instructions.)
Make
sure
door
is closed
and
latched.
Dishwasher
Does
Not Drain
Properly
If unit is hooked
up to a food waste
disposer,
make
sure
the disposer
is empty.
Check
to see
if the knockout
plug
has been
removed
from
inside
the food waste
disposer
inlet.
Check
to see if drain
hose
is kinked.
Make
sure
cycle
is complete,
not in a pause.
Dishwasher
Won't
Fill
Is water
supply
turned
on?
Does
overfill
protector
move
up and down
freely?
(See
Overfill
Protector
section.)
Normal
water
fill covers
filter
area.
Dishwasher
Has an Odor
Soiled
dishes
left in dishwasher
too
long can
create
an odor.
Use
Rinse/Hold
cycle
or rinse
by hand.
There
will
be a "new"
smell
when
first
installed.
This
is normal.
Check
to see
if unit
is draining
properly.
(See
Dishwasher
Does
Not Drain
Properly.)
Stains
on Tub Interior
Washing
large
amounts
of dishware
with
tomato
based
soil
can cause
a pink/orange
appearance.
This
will
not affect
performance
and will
gradually
fade over
time.
Pre-rinsing
or
using the Rinse/Hold
cycle
will
reduce
the
chance
of staining.
Using
Cool
Dry option
will
lessen
staining.
Removing
Spots
and
Film
Hard
water
can cause
lime deposit
buildup
on the
interior
of the dishwasher.
Dishes
and
glasses
may
also
get spots
and film
for a number
of reasons.
(See
Glassware/Flatware
Spotted
or Cloudy
section.)
To remove
buildup,
spots
and
film,
clean
using
the following
instructions:
1.
Load
clean
dishes
and glasses
in normal
manner.
Do not load
any metal
utensils
or
silverware.
2.
Do not add
detergent.
3.
Turn
dial to NORMAL
WASH.
Close
and
latch
door
to start.
4.
Allow
dishwasher
to run for 40 minutes
to
reach
the main
wash
portion
of cycle.
5.
Unlatch
and
open
door
and
pour 2 cups
of
white
vinegar
into the bottom
of dishwasher.
6.
Close
and
latch
door
and
allow
the cycle
to
finish.
Note:
If these
conditions
persist,
a home
water
softener
should
be considered.
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