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Why is the salt container on my hotpoint fdw60 full of smelly dirty water even after a cleaning cycle
To put salt on it :))
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Why is the salt container on my hotpoint fdw60 full of smelly dirty water even after a cleaning cycle
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My dishwasher is not cleaning dishes... The cycles work but the dishes do not get clean an sometimes are more dirty if that is possible. I have tried adding jet dry and extra cleaning liquid but get no results. also there are times that the bottom of the washer fills with water unexpectedly and will even leak on to the floor. It doesn't leak when the dishwasher is running... I just don't know what to do other than clean out the spray arms. Please help.
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My dishwasher is not cleaning dishes... The cycles work but the dishes do not get clean an sometimes are more dirty if that is possible. I have tried adding jet dry and extra cleaning liquid but get no results. Also there are times that the bottom of the washer fills with water unexpectedly and will even leak on to the floor. It doesn't leak when the dishwasher is running... I just don't know what to do other than clean out the spray arms. Please help.
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Westinghouse Virtuoso 922 dishwasher. Wash cycle completes, but water does not drain out. If I let the cycle continue, after a delay the rinse cycle starts, but of course no clean water is pumped in so the dishes are "rinsed" in the dirty wash water. The wash cycle itself is successful with water pumping all around the washer if I open the door mid-cycle. I have removed and cleaned all filters which were correctly fitted so I am confident there is no foreign matter inside pump. When the water sh
Kenmore model 665.16509200 Does not clean very well and now dry cycle not working. Wash cycle takes almost 2 hours, and still dishes had gradoo and white detergent on them, even ones that were clean when they went in. The drying coil had plastic melted on it once before, so that could have caused that malfunction. I am not so concerned about that, it is the dirty dishes after 2 hours that is driving me nuts. The short wash cycle leaves EVERYTHING dirty, so I just quite even trying that.
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Smelly dishes My Zanussi Dishwasher DW009 is less than 1 year old. Recently the dishes and glasses have a horrible pond/stale water smell to them even though they are clean. When I hold the glasses up to the light they have a slight milky film on them. I have checked the salt and rinse aid levels which are fine. Any ideas please? Thanks
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My Prima LPR660 dishwasher does not clean properly. It appears to have water in the salt container. We cant seem to unscrew the salt container to see if it is blocked. Everything else is clean and works, we just get a scale of salt on the dishes. Any tips gratefully received! Thanks Emilie
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Dishwasher is not cleaning well, dirty film all over everything, like its not rinsing. In rinse cycle only, some water comes out of lower left port inside but nothing else. Hear a low buzz underneath unit like a motor or pump is energized but no water getting to the top.During normal wash cycle, buzz from underneath seems to cycle on and off, say every minute or so like its cycling on an overload. Do I have a bad pump and if so how do I get to it?
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My bosch excel dishwasher has the following fault: start the cycle, water starts to fill but then check water light comes on and it then starts to empty again. Pump then keeps going. I have checked the hose and even swapped it round with my washing machine one but this makes no difference. I have cleaned all the filters and taken off the cover to check the 'propeller' as sugested in the instruction manual. But no joy - check water light still illuminated and willnot continue with cycle. - Help!!
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Hi, I have a Miele dishwasher G2150 that after 7-10 minutes on any cycle the rinse, dry, and end lights flash amber. I called the 800 number and they walked me through the diagnostic sequence and they said it was an error code 12 something to do with water restriction. I removed and checked the bottom "L" filter(clean), the wheel (moves freely, not dirty), and the grey in line filter screen on the intake hose,( clean also). I can feel the water coming through the intake hose, water comes in thro
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Indesit IDF 125 freestanding dishwasher...not draining at end of cycle...dishes clean but dirty water still in bottom. have checked filter in bottom and its clean
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My hotpoint bf 1620 isn't completing the cycle properly. leaving water in the machione. all filters are clean. i can draian out the water by part running a new cycle, how do i do a full program reset? or any other ideas please.
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Dishes on top rack on not getting clean on the outside e.g. the outside of an inverted cup is dirty and dirty water is collecting in depressions. There doesn't seem to be a mechanism to rinse the dishes from the top. Also water not hot on any cycle so probably need a heating element. Where can I purchase one near 85204 zip code
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Hi, My dishwasher keeps stopping mid cycle and the door pops open. The soapy water is always gathered in the bottom and there's no way for me to get rid of the water, unless i restart the full cycle. The dishes are all getting stained with white marks, even though the salt and rinse aid is filled. Please help!
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Glasses int he top rack of my kitchenaid dishwasher don;t get clean. they finish the run spotted and covered in what looks like baked on dirty dishwater. dishes in the lower rack look ok, but the silverware is always dirty, too. i figure it's one of two things - either the top sprayer isn't working, or the machines doesn't drain the dirty water well enough. or maybe it's something else - cycle regulator? the machine is about 4 years old. thanks
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I have a hotpoint dishwasher model# HDA1000G00WH. until recently never noticed rinsed water not drained after washing/rinse cycle completed. water level just above the drain cover. i removed the cover to see if i might find something clogging the drain screen but found nothing. i removed the plastic water "return" line & it was not plugged. thinking about pulling the dishwasher out, disconnect the plastic line connected to the bottom of the dishwasher, then remove the "bowel-like" container wher
Take out the pump. You should find a broken rubber flapper indide blocking the outlet tube. Cheap to repair. ... Hotpoint 24 in. HDA3740G Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
I own a GE Profile Built-in Dishwasher Model number is PDW7880G00SS, Serial number is FF7872828. We have recently been having major cleaning issues with it, especially the top shelf i.e. the glasses. There is always dried up debris on them. We always run the water hot and run it on "added heat" cycle. I was wondering if there is a filter, or an area in the dishwasher that needs to be cleaned out? Even if I put perfectly clean dishes in there, they will come out dirty, which leads me to thin
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