Having problems with your GE 24 in. Profile PDW7800 Built-in Dishwasher ?

Detergent dispenser doesn't empty completely

\015 I have a 2005 GE Profile dishwasher. After the cycle completes there is detergent left in the dispenser. I do not fill the dispenser completely when I pour in the detergent and I am using Cascade. I am also using a rinse agent and it doesn't seem to use much of that because I do not have to refill the resovoir often.\015

Answers :

The detergent reservoir should pop open allowing the wash water to "wash" the detergent clean. It sounds like your DW is not "spraying" with full force. From your description, it sounds like your water pump is malfunctioning OR your drain is clogged with food and the water flow is restricted, because the wash water is the original rinse water from the first cycle and it recirculates. Check and make certain your drain is not clogged before you call the repairman or replace the machine.
We discovered a "little known secret" that the manufacturers don't tell you about. (I'm not a tech so I use simple terms, do bear with me)
In the back of the dishwasher there is the "arm" that carries the water to the top jets. There is a piece in the middle of that "arm" that attaches to the upper rack. Check that piece for a "groove" that would allow you to put an O-RING. We ended up putting one that was a size Down from the outter measurement.
Anyway, it's a simple fix & what DIYer Doesn't have a selection of O-rings waiting to be used!
Hope this helps.
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