Having problems with your GE 24 in. Profile PDW8280JSS Built-in Dishwasher ?

Have a GE Profile PDW8280 dishwasher. My dishes are not as clean as they used to get - dishes feel gritty and food particles keep getting stuck in the middle and lower arm spay holes. Is there something wrong with the filtering system? If so, how do I fix it. Thank you.


Answers :

If you have cleaned the filter sump and you are sure the kitchen side of the drain hose is ok, then I suspect there is some problem in the separation circuit between the wash and drain pumps in the dishwasher.
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\015\012See this diagram.
\015\012The turbidity sensor (item 321) could be faulty. This is supposed to check wash water quality and drain it out and bring in fresh water during wash cycle. The other possibility is the flapper valve (item 328) is not working properly. This valve is supposed to separate the drain and wash sides of the dishwasher.
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\015\012First thing to do is buy a dishwasher cleaning kit (Finish brand if you can) from the supermarket and run empty dishwasher with it according to instructions on the kit. Use the hottest cycle available.
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\015\012If this does not affect the quality of wash, then start checking the parts I mention above.
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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