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Hard water deposits oon bottom cant even remove filter,,water isnt reaching top to clean


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Dishes all cloudy and spotty. Maytag Intellisense plus 1996 dishwasher. I have real hard water that leave white calcium build up. I can remove and clean all of the lower spray arms and filter. How do I remove top spray arm to remand remove deposits? The motor sounds good, hot water, fill ok. On the inside top of center of arm where it meets the center input connection there is gunk to remove. How do I get to it? remove arm? thanks


The problem is hard water. Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com. They have a new product out that solves this problem once and for all. It filters the water entering your d ... Danby 22 in. DDW399 Free-standing Dishwasher

My bottom dish washer was draining the water on the top dishwasher and there is always water left over on the top.I remove the pipes and put CLR to clean up drain.Start both dishwasher on rinse cycle ( 12 min cycle) then at 10 min.they start blinking with a No tap (may be water ) sign on it. I run the cycle again now a F1 sign coming with a tool sign.And both dishwasher going crazy ,it turn on by itself even I powered them off.


Hi\015\012\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. F1\015\012error means that the flood switch has been activated. You'll need to reset it by poweri ... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in Dishwasher

Whirlpool Gold Dishwasher - GU2700XTSB The top rack of the dishwasher is not cleaning. The bottom rack dishes clean fine. There are no clogs in either the bottom or top spinner arms, the plastic tube feeding water from the bottom pump to the top rack spinner arm is clean, the spinner arms all rotate freely and do not bind. Water pressure is correct and water temperature is correct. There are no lime or hardwater deposits or clogs. What could be the issue?


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 ... Whirlpool GU2700XTSB / GU2700XTSQ / GU2700XTST Built-in Dishwasher

I have error E:15 with a flashing water tap sign - I've tried the following: a) Clean filter at the bottom - now flushes out with b) remove power - return power c) remove and clean fiter for incoming water at a sort of valve Nothing! when I attach power it continues to flush out (even without water) if I put water in it evacuates without problems. The tap does supply water I've check and with more than sufficent flow and pressure! ...Help .....Thanks Gary


Hello Gary,\015\012\015\012You didn't specify the brand or model number of the dishwasher, but I suspect it's a Bosch, in which case the E:15 error with the flashing tap sign and the drain pump running continuously means the anti-flood pr ... Dishwashers

I have an shx65905uc bosch dishwasher that runs and works except for that there is not enough water pressure to rotate the top wand or operate the top sprinkler. The bottom wand does have water and turn and does the top but it is not enough to turn it. If i remove the bottom wand and plug it off then the top will work properly. I have cleaned all screens and removed the plate to access the pump and all seems fine. Any Thoughts


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My Professional series dishwasher does not work properly. It is only 1.5 years old and glasses on top rack get sprayed with fine layer of particles every time I use it. Other items, top and bottom, are often not clean as well, but glasses are the hardest to re-clean. I have tried evacuating the water left at the bottom of the dishwasher before running, pre-running the hot water in the sink and ensuring that the disposal was run, removing and cleaning the filter at the bottom of the washer. None


Hi, \012 \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms onli ... Frigidaire PLD4375RFC Dishwasher

The top rack dishes do not get cleaned. I have run the vinegar rinse. The bottom rack dishes get cleaned. It doesn't even look like the top rack dishes get wet. I ran the washer without the top rack in and I think water was coming down from the top. What can I do?


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried invain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thing works li ... Dishwashers

Have kuds301vwh3 dishwasher. The problem I have is that the top half of the dishwasher is not getting clean. It leaves water deposits & food particles. Bottom half is clean. Checked the water tubes inside dishwasher and there is not any plugged water lines.


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My Kitchen Aid KUDS01DJSS0 seems to have water going to the upper spray arm (I see water coming out of the unit just beneath the upper rack), but the pressure doesn't seem to be high enough to clean the upper rack. No evidence that water is coming out of the spray arm on the very top. Lower rack dishes seem to clean OK. I have already removed the whole upper spray arm assembly and inspected the flapper valves that the middle sprayer goes into. I suspect that it's not making good enough contac


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Model MDB5100AWW, sn 10493315YK. Dishes not coming clean, stuck on food, and cloudy. We have installed new Jet Dry, and operated unit in rinse cycle with added vinigar about 4 times with no luck on cleaning. We do NOT have a water softener. Do we have lime deposits that are not allowing water to properly. Are there components that we can remove and clean? Mike


The problem is hard water. www.dishwasherfilter.com has a product to solve this problem once and for all. It filters the water going into your dishwasher and removes the ... Maytag MDB5100 Dishwasher

Upper spray arm is not turning and I don't think water is coming out. Dishes on top are not coming clean. Dishes on bottom are clean (as clean as they get with this dishwasher). How do I remove upper spray arm. Also I'm not sure how to remove lower dish rack to access upper spray arm. Any help appreicated. Kitchenaid model KUDP01FLSS5 Chris


Hi Chris,It sounds to me like a restriction in the pump. I put together some information here on cleaning it out. If you try these please give me some feedback as to if they help or not.Thanks! ... KitchenAid 34 in. KUDP01FLSS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

Our 16 year old dishwasher takes way longer to finish cycles, has become very loud and now no longer cleans the dishes - especially the top rack and the silverware. We have hard water and I have run it with vinegar in a bowl 3 times and have been cleaning all the deposits I can today. It doesn't seem to be draining out all the gunk. Water flow seems ok, the arms have nothing blocking them. Any instructions for me to follow to clean out the mechanisms? Or has it run its lifespan... Thanks!


Parts are no longer available for your dishwasher. Typically - manufactures end support after 10 years.Your hard water deposits will never come all the way out. They will be "clean" for a month or so until another calcium chunk breaks free and ... Dishwashers

Maytag MDB5000AWW started making noise when cleaning. Bottom arm working , but water isn't pumping with much force. No water coming out of top hole (removed arm to make sure there is no obstructions. Checked down to the impeller (didn't remove), and didn;t see any blockages, etc.


HI\015\012Motor malfunctions usually call for service by a professional. There are three main causes of motor failure: lack of lubrication, a defective motor switch, or worn or frozen bearings. A humming sound can be related to a burned-out mot ... Maytag Dishwashers

I have a whirpool Quiet Partner III, and the top layer of glasses is not getting clean. I had a technichian out some time ago, and the problrem was caused by food debris trppaed in the filter in the wash module. He saud it was easy to clean that out, so I have removed the lower spray arm, but cannot undo the 4th screw that will allow me to take the grey round filter cover off to remove the food or paper debris. It is under the white flat pipe that delivers water to the wash module, and I cannot


I had same problem, would not clean well and fixed it. . I cracked open the door during wash cycle and used screwdriver to defeat the door lockout. The water from the bottom sprayer was only shooting half way to the top of dishwasher. To fix I remove ... Whirlpool Dishwashers

The top rack is not cleaning. The dishes on the bottom rack come out clean but the ones on the top rack don't look like they have even seen water?


\015\012Hi\015\012 \015\012 \015\012If you are noticing that the dishes are not clean, then there are a few things to check for. Check the soap powder if it ... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDS02SRSS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

GE TRITON XL NOT DRAINING-CHECKED AIR GAP AND HOSE TO DISPOSER. USED BASTER TO REMOVE LOTS OF WATER THAT SMELLED REALLY BAD ON ONE RINSE LIKE BACKING UP. CLEANED SCREEN AND AREA IN PUMP AFTER REMOVING IMPELLER (SP). WATER NOT EVEN COMING UP THROUGH DISPOSER. BAD PUMP?


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I have a frigidaire dishwasher - model number PLDB998AC1. There are two spray arms in this dishwasher - lower and upper. The lower works fine but the upper spray arms are not spinning. There is what I think adequate water pressure coming in from the top but no movement on the upper spray arm. Here is what I know: 1) The water pressure and spray arms alternate between top and bottom. 2) The upper spray arm moves freely when I push it gently. 3) I have removed the pump and cleaned out an


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We ran a cycle with 'Lemi Shine' a hard water treatment (Lime remover). After that cycle, the tub will fill and drain, but the water does not reciculate. So, I assume the deposits loosened and then clogged either the recirculation pump or a sensor that activates it. I don't know how to determin that or how to access the senors/floats. I do know if it's the pump that's clogged, I have to remove the thing and flip it on its top to access, but don't know the details.


Hi. Both the drain hose and recirculation hoses should be checked, asap. These hoses are connected to the pump assembly and they can also both become obstructed, as well. I would purge these hoses and check the pump filter and fine particle screen fo ... Bosch 24 in. SHY66C05 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

Bosch Exxcel Diswasher SGS43E08GB/43. Top spray bar won't spin. All arms, spray holes, ducts, filters, etc are clean and free from obstructions. Water comes out of the holes on the top bar but it won't spin. Water pressure inside the machine with all the bars and ducts removed seems good. Bottom bar works fine. Any ideas please?


Try starting the washer, then opening to door and checking the water level in the bottom of the machine, as far as I know, there should be enough water there to disolve the tablet when it sits in the bottom. if not that much, bung in a few cupfulls a ... Bosch 24 in. SGS47E02 Exxcel Free-standing Dishwasher

We have a Frigidaire dishwasher model #FDB634RF bought new. It was used for a not very long period of time but developed problems due to well water with high lime content. now with good cleaning products available it is ready for use again. The problem is the top spray arm that refuses to rotate. I have taken the arm out and thoroughly cleaned it of deposits checked the supply line from the pump and checked the sump for any obstruction. The arm turns freely by hand but water just pours out the


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works li ... Frigidaire 24 in. FDB635RF Built-in Dishwasher

UPPER DISHES DONOT EVEN COME CLOSE TO CLEAN.TRIED REMOVING EVERYTHING BUT SEVERAL DISHES ON TOP, SPACED EVENLYSOME FACED UP SOME FACED DOWN NONE CAME CLEAN...Suspect not enough pressure going to the top cleaning system. Is there a filter or strainer for this section that mau be plugged


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works li ... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01ILBS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

The top rack isn't getting clean. Could this be a pressure problem our an internal problem? It's not whishing like it used to. The water isn't reaching into the glasses. I think the only water getting to the top rack is what is sprayed onto the bottom rack dishes.


My husband told me to call a repair man rather then going through FixYa.Please take me off your mailing. Thank You ... Whirlpool Dishwashers

We have an E39927 dishwasher that dumped a lot of water on the floor--seems to me from the last time this happened there is a filter or clean-out section that needs cleaning. I assume it is the round rotating device on the front right floor of dishwasher. Can't locate my manual. Is that the correct place to clean and if so, how do I remove the top to access the screen? thanks, Gail


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I have a kenmore dishwasher, model 587-1625. Noticing that are dishes didn't seem to be getting very clean. I removed the drain screen and cleaned, noticing a lot of hard water deposit. yet, it still drain. Now after cleaning it doesn't drain now what?


Check for a plugged air gap (on top of the sink) ... Kenmore Dishwashers
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