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My dishes weren't coming out clean so i took the guard off and cleaned it out but in the little cup under the holder there is always water in there but nothing is blocking it ( like food) is that cup supposed to stay full after the cycle is complete?


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\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. First of all please check the Water\015\012temperature by using a thermometer inside the dishwasher to measure the water\015\012temp. It should be as close to 125 degree F to 140 degree F as possible. Now\015\012try using the temperature boost feature if your dishwasher is equipped with\015\012this cycle feature and check if this will help your wash ability issues.
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\015\012\015\012Now check the Powder soap by making sure that you store\015\012your soap in a dry environment and it is not stale and clumping together.\015\012Possibly try a different detergent like a liquid or gel. Also, make sure the\015\012dishes are loaded properly, or dishwasher is not overloaded.
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\015\012\015\012To check\015\012the proper filling dishwasher will fill with water up to and around the heating\015\012element. If water is more below the heating element, you may have low water\015\012pressure or a problem with the fill valve. Try & listen if it sounds like\015\012it is spraying the water around with enough pressure.
\015\012\015\012For low water pressure, try to clean the screen at the\015\012entrance of the fill valve, sometimes the fill valve can fail and not allow the\015\012proper water into the dishwasher and may need to be replaced. And, check\015\012the spray arm and pump cover for splits or leaks. Also make sure that the water\015\012is draining and is not accumulated in the dishwasher, if it is in\015\012dishwasher then check for clogged drain hoses and drain pump.
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\015\012\015\012Low water fills are a very common trouble maker with\015\012today's dishwasher.

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\015\012\015\012Please do\015\012rate this solution and revert for further assistance.
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\015\012\015\012Thanks

\015\012\015\012Rylee
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