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I have a kitchenaid model KUDS01JBT dishwasher. The Chopper Assembly keeps pluging up causing the dishwasher not to wash properly. Can I remove the chopper Assembly and run the dishwasher without causing any further problems to the dishwasher or will it cause other problems with the pump etcetera? Thank you for your assistance. Sincerely, Pat


Answers :

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  1. \015\012Check the water temperature. Should be 125 to 140 F.
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  2. \015\012Check pump re-circulation., Listen, see if it sounds like it is spraying the water around with enough pressure.
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  3. \015\012Check water level when the fill cycle has completed. Should be just under the heating element. If not, possibly need to replace the water inlet valve.
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  4. \015\012Check the spray arm and pump cover for splits or leaks.
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  5. \015\012Check to make sure dishwasher is draining after each cycle. There should only be a little water in the bottom of the tub.
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  6. \015\012Make sure the dishes are loaded properly, or dishwasher is not overloaded.
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  7. \015\012Possibly try a different detergent. Some liquid-gels will bubble and a pump cannot pump bubbles.
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http://appliancejunk.com/forums/index.php?topic=452.0

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