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We have a Bosch SHU3307UC dishwasher. Two friends swear by theirs, saying they put everything in dirty and the load always comes out clean. That does not at all work for us. My wife has to just about wash every item before putting it in, and even then most loads are not fully clean. It runs full cycle. We use good detergent. The filter basket is cleaned out. But still...dirty dishes. Help!


Put dirty stuff in will eventually keep a tech like me very busy. We love to come and charge you alot for cleaning your dishwasher.\015\012Remember the Maytag commercials where they put a cake in it ... Bosch 23 in. SHU3307UC Built-in Dishwasher

Help! My dishwasher runs thru it's cycles but when I open it I find my second detergent cup still full of soap and my dishes still dirty. I have an older maytag dishwasher but have never had this problem with it. I've tried running a short prewash cycle with the soap despenser open to wash out the soap from the open second despenser but it doesn't wash it out. I know water is coming out of the spray arms but can't see if the arms are spinning although when running it does sound like they ar


Hi,\012There are three common problems that cause the Soap Dispenser or Cup not to open. I have a tip that will explain these problems in detail....Dishwasher Repair Problem ... Dishwashers

Items still dirty after wash cycle - Dishwashers


Clean filters and try running machine while its empty ... Dishwashers

Frigidaire dishwasher 15 months old. just started not washing dishes very well. set it for high temp wash. put plenty of fresh dishwashing liquid in. the unit goes thru a full cycle. you open the door and dishes are still dirty. there is always lots of dishwash liquid in the door. some of it runs down the inside of the door of the unit. just does not use all of it so dishes dont get cleaned. what could it be?


First I would check to see if it is getting enough water. There is a screen in the water inlet valve that tends to pick up debris. Follow the links Di ... Frigidaire Dishwashers

Hi We have a Neff S5443X2GB/13 integrated dishwasher. The problem we're having is that no matter what wash cycle we run it on. By the time its finished the dishes are still just as dirty as when they went in and the tablet seems to have just fallen out of the tablet draw and is still solid? If you maybe able to offer any assistance that'd be greatly appreciated. Many thanks


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Dirty dishes the dishwasher sounds and appears to be operating normally but the dishes are not getting clean. now i've noticed dishwasher soap still in the dispenser after the washing cycle has been completed. I'm thinking maybe i have plugged water jets? Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks.


Plugged jets, possiblemore likely it is leftover food reminance left in the pump area. and on certain dishwashers it could be a swollen check valve, not allowing the evacuation of the used dirty water.does your soap dispenser open? ... Dishwashers

Dirty dishes The dishwasher does not wash the dishes properly seems to make all the normal noises but when finished its cycles the dishes are still dirty. Reading some of the other reviews sounds like I might have a inlet valve problem. Is there any way i can test if the inlet valve is functioning properly.


If water comes into machine then valve is ok.\015\012open machine when in cycle and look to see if spray arms are rotating\015\012if not, then take out and clean.\015\012spray arms only rotate with water jetting out of angled nozzle ... Dishwashers

LG DISHWASHER THE DETERGENT TABLET WON'T POP-OUT DURING WASH CYCLE, WHEN THE DOOR IS OPENED ITS STILL INTACT, AND DISHES ARE LEFT DIRTY AFTER NORMAL CYCLE.


This is a common fault if your drain hose or the drain pipework after it is blocked by tissues or fluff etc remove the drain hose from the vertical drain pipe or u-bend connection and check that all are free of obstructions. Also a lot of machines ha ... LG 24 in. LD-12BW5 Free-standing Dishwasher

Dishlex Global 310 model. My dishwasher has water sitting on the bottom of it and it wont drain. I noticed it after I did a cycle of dirty dishes and the 'fast' light was flashing when I went to open it. Which shouldnt have been because it was on a normal wash. The water has been sitting at the bottom for 2 days now and still wont drain! I've taken out all the parts on the bottom which come out and cleaned them. Still no change however.


Just ran another cycle and it was fine ... Dishwashers

We have a Kenmore Smart Wash dishwasher. The detergent dispenser door will not open at the proper time, so the dishes are left dirty. At the end of the cycle, the dispenser door is open, but the detergent is still in it, goopy but unused.


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Hello I am having problems with my dishwasher. Model BFDWC60ss. The detergent compartment doesnt doesnt empty after each wash so the dishes are still dirty after a heavy cycle. I have checked the filters and they seem ok. I would be grateful if you can give me some advice. Much appreciated Mary


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Hello my hotpoint lft114 dishwasher has stopped working. It appears to run through the wash cycles but dishes are still as dirty as they went in


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Dishwasher is not drying. At end of cycle, dishes are still wet and damp, as well as the inside. Buttons are all pushed. Also, it seems to wash for more than one cycle. Did a light wash and after 1-1/2 hrs., it was still running. Purchased a couple of months ago. Dishes don't seem to be as clean as my old dishwasher.


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Neff Dishwasher We select a hot wash programme, and when its finished the soap is in the bottom of the machine with some of the items still dirty, others just feel unwashed, i have checked the salt and rinse aid, im using finish as reccommended, the filters are clear, any ideas please


It sound like a detergent cup issue (not opened in time).\015\012The detergent cup itself can become clogged with old dried detergent that prevents it from opening. Sometimes just cleaning the cup takes care of the problem. \015\012Let me know with y ... Neff 24 in. S5543X2 Built-in Dishwasher

Hi, I have an LG LDS4821 dishwasher and it appears to stop working properly. The dishes don't seem to be cleaned at all. It seems like the spray arms are not spraying the dishes as the dishes are still dry/dirty after a normal wash cycle. I did notice that the detergent was used during the wash, and a trail of white residue was at the bottom of the tub. I can hear water pumping into the dishwasher, but when I opened it during a wash cycle, there was a puddle of water at the bottom of the


Hi,\012\012\012\012\012I\012have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained\012about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain\012to clean the things... Bought new ... LG LDS4821 24 in. Built-in Dishwasher

Item: Whirlpool Ultra Dishwasher Age: 3 yrs Problem: Not enough water to effectively wash the dishes. State: When the dishwasher is started, the fill valve opens as normal. Only about 1/2 the amount of water is let in when the pump turns on and the washing cycle begins. Opening the door shows that the water level does not reach the bottom of the float. When I close the door, the wash cycle begins again but stops after a few seconds. This is when the water begins to fill again. This time, the wat


Larry,The float is generally for overflow conditions and will interrupt power to the fill valve solenoid. If you are not filling completely in the time allowed by the timer, it is most likely a flow restriction in the water ... Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher

Bosch dishwasher My Bosch dishwasher finished a wash cycle and was showing the "END" light on, however, the motor was still running as though it was stuck on the drain cycle (there is a gurgling sound from where the eater drains off beneath the filter. Subsequently turning the washer on just repeats the apparent drain cycle with a constant gurgling sound (it does not kick into wash mode). The number on the manual is & 258 (7705).


Is all the water draining from the tub? if not the pressure switch will not reset and it will continue to try and clear it self...check drainage system.\015\0122. pressure switch is jammed on..build up in the sensing chamber..commo ... Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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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I have a Delonghi DW67S dishwasher which I have been using for about 2 months now. It has been 3 washes now that the dispenser hasn't opened while washing leaving the detergent still in the dispenser. I have replaced the detergent with a new one from a different batch but the same problem. I have also chosen a different washing cycle to see if it was that particular cycle I was using but still the same problem.


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My KDS 19 Kichenaid dishwasher goes thru the wash cycle, but at the end there is about 1/2" water still in the bottom. The punp work OK druing the wash and rinse cycles, but at the end of the drying cycle there still is watere in the bottom.


Would you have the model number at all? It should be on the left edge of the dishwasher's door. Thanks. ... Dishwashers

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


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My dishwasher after the cycle is over still have a bit of dirty water remaining on the bottom. After few hours is getting more and more dirty water. I have a feeling that some kind of the valve is not working correctly which allows the water from the sink drain to come back? Am I right? Is it a big re[pair or marginal? My dishwasher is about 20 + years old and still the greates one I owned ( I had before Bosh ). I own the dishwaser for last 4 years but previous owner loved it and never repair


Hello Ma'am/Sir,\012 The Best thing you're going to do is to have new Dishwasher.A lot of brand new products can help you, rather than striving the old one...Hope it will help you! God Bless you...Thank you! ... Miele Dishwashers

My frigidaire dishwahser was set to run a normal wash cycle and heat dry. It never ran, the soap is still in the holder and the lock beneath the heat dry option is lit. I'm unable to cancel or select any other options. I cannot get the dishwasher to run. Do you have a solution? I have tried holding down a number of the buttons in different combonations but still can't get the light to go out or start a wash cycle.


Looks like a number of things are happening.\015\012\015\012It would be easier if you can provide the model no. of your frigidaire dishwasher.\015\012\015\012I am assuming you have turned the mains power off and on. ... Frigidaire Dishwashers
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