Having problems with your Kenmore 15121 Built-in Dishwasher ?
Water level/dirty dishes and traps
\015 What should the correct and/or optimum water level be in the tub of this dishwasher for proper operation?\015\012There is water in the bottom of the dishwasher after the cycle completes. 1)checked the hose, it is not kinked 2) not hooked up to a waste disposal. What else could it be?? We also have water in the bottom, and the inside gets moldy and disgusting. Also, there's tons of little bits of food and junk (even with rinsing) all over the top rack things; we practically have to clean everything again ... pretty useless. Also, there's some kind of trap/filter at the top of the door that gets disgusting and doesn't have an easy way to clean it.\015
Sounds like the drain pump is not doing its job to recycle the water and allow for replemish of fresh water for the rest of the cycles,try looking closely at pump out system and monitior how fast it disposes of water hope this helps
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Kitchenaid dishwasher - small pieces of food are left on otherwise clean dishes. Water level comes to about 1 inch below heater coil. I ran it without dishes (or soap) and added about a quart of water so that level came to about 1/4 inch below heater and that's when I noticed food pieces on drain surfaces (nylon filter under bottom spray arm unit and circular plastic "trap" surrounding it). Spray arms holes are clear and water is hot.
It sounds as if you figured the solution out. The holes in the spray arm(s) get plugged by small debris, (tooth picks, seeds, bits of plastic like candy wrappers, etc) and the water does not reach the dishes to wash and rinse effective ... Dishwashers
After running our dishes through a wash cycle we noticed there was still a lot of food stuck on the plates & glasses etc. We cleaned out the trap but due to the murky water in the well, we also pulled out the racks & removed the bottom plate. The underside was greasy and had a lot of grim stuck to it as well as the bottom of the drawer itself. We washed the filter trap, swing arm and plate in the sink. We loaded it with the dishes that previously did not come clean and ran a full cycle. 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 ... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in Dishwasher
Dish washer will not start. Program shows that there is power, but it will not start. Door is securely shut. the other day I took the trap apart and saw about 1C of standing water below the silver grate. I did this because the dishwasher was smelling bad, thought there might be food trapped there. any ideas?
Hi..If dish washer wont start check this\015\012\015\012Check for a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker ... Bosch 24 in. SHU66C05 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
Hi! My bosch SHE43 built in dishwasher is about 2.5 yrs old, dishes aren't getting clean anymore. We have *really* hard water so I use the max rinse agent, but doesn't help. I clean the little canister filter with each wash, and just washed off that grate in the bottom. I also just cleaned the trap under the sink, but it didn't look bad at all. The problem is a grit left on glasses and things just not getting all the way clean. When I remove the grate at the bottom, there's a bit of water
Hello. Let's begin by tossing two cups of vinegar into the empty dishwasher and running it on it's hottest and longest cycle. Always run the hot water in the sink faucet until it is as hot as it gets before starting up the machine. Let that cycle ... Bosch SHE43C02UC Dishwasher
Trying to access food trap . I wasable to remove the water distrabution prop. but could not access the food trap to clean it out. I have a kenmore dish washer # 575( model # 17539208
Mostly it will be located near the bottom tray. Refer user manual ... Kenmore 24 in. 17032 Built-in Dishwasher
Dishwasher drain is hooked to a food disposer and until recently the unit worked fine. Last week following a cycle a couple of inches of water did not drain out. All food is removed from dishes, silverware, etc. prior to loading and the food trap in the bottom is completely clear. I ran the unit empty through a Lightwash cycle and afterwards the water level (that which didn't drain out) looked to be the same as before. The dishwasher is run 2-3 times weekly whereas the food disposal is
Hi, The I don't think the problem is with the loop and the 32" above the floor.If the dish washer was removed from one house to another, did *********** ever have a dish washer in the house before that he replaced this one with? The reason I am aski ... Dishwashers
Food remains on my dishes after a cycle. my dishes just won't get clean. I feel the water temp is hot. I'm thinking maybe I need to clean out the food trap (if there is such a thing) but I don't know how to begin. Please help.
Well, this is kind of a big job. you need to disassemble all around the pump and clean screens. Also, clean discharge ports on the spray arms. \012Really, dishwahsers do a poor job of removing food, and so plates should be pre rinsed. ... Whirlpool Dishwashers
GE 24 PDW7712JOOSS We ran the dishwasher today...dishes are clean..but now water is trapped in bottom of dishwasher. All the water was not drained. The dishwasher now will not work. When buttons are pressed nothing lights up. Thank you!
... GE 24 in. Profile PDW8280JSS Built-in Dishwasher
Cleaning My dishwasher always leaves behind these brown small peices of crime. I use about 1 tsp of dry poweder (the repair told me to last year) and that helped with all the streaks on the dishes. I clean the traps often, clean off my dishes to the point as I might as well just do them by hand, and still I get these food particles or whatever it is. We have a good working water softner. I get so frustrated and it seems like such a waste of time. Any suggestions? Teree
... Bosch 24 in. SHE43C05UC Stainless Steel Free-Standing Dishwasher
I have a Frigidaire dishwasher, FDB-1100RHC, that is not cleaning dishes. My fiance cleaned the trap at the bottom of the washer, removing both the small basket and the larger mesh grid. After replacing both, the washer doesn't seem to have enough water pressure to spin the lower and/or upper arms. If I interrupt a cycle and open the door, water is dribbling out of the upper arms, but they are not rotating and do not move from whatever position you place them in. Both arms are completely uno
Hello :)don't feel bad, I run into this kind of problem at least once a week.\015\012It does sound like the pressure isn't there so you're not getting water to the upper spray arm. What you need to do is take the pump apart, which i ... Frigidaire Dishwashers
I have a Whirlpool DU810SWLQ0 that will not drain. I've pulled the unit out, snaked the drain tube, pulled the motor/pump, and pipe assemblies, and cleaned the food trap, which I also removed. I've run the dishwasher with a bit of bleach, and the water will pump in, get processed by the agitator, and be heated. When the rinse cycle comes, dishes get covered in food, and are never clean. Waste water was being used for a clean rinse. I've run the dishwasher with the drain dangling in a bucket,
Refer the wash system assembly dwg. Check if the ball (item 21) is sitting correctly. If it is out of ali ... Dishwashers
Water level/dirty dishes and traps
Sounds like the drain pump is not doing its job to recycle the water and allow for replemish of fresh water for the rest of the cycles,try looking closely at pump out system and monitior how fast it disposes of water hope this helps ... Kenmore 15121 Built-in Dishwasher
Have SHU43C and have had no problems with it. We usually run it on the Quick Wash cycle, but ran it on the Regular Wash cycle yesterday because the glasses seemed to be coming out spotty. After it ran, there were no lights on the display like there usually are. The washer had run and the dishes were clean, but it has not drained completely. There is still about an inch of water in the bottom, despite removing and checking both the Large Object Trap and Fine Filter (neither which were clogged
The drain pump needs to be replaced or cleared of obstruction. ... Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher
Dishwasher runs full cycle, however, the dishes and glasses have small particles of food dried on them when done. I do rinse all plates and utensils before turning on. I run on a normal cycle, no heat dry. I use cascade action paccs 4X concentrate. Which appears to not disolve completey, the packet. It normally does. There is no water back-up in sink, and I also open the trap ,no blockage. Please help, Dan
Hi Dan and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly \015\012\015\012 Most of the time when you start having dirty dishes post wash there is either an internal blocked screen under the lower wash arm tower or a problem with the drain. ... Dishwashers
Error code E:24 on a SHE6AP, when trying to wash dishes I get this error code and the water is not draining completely from the bottom floor of the tub. The Large object trap is not clogged
I found an obstruction in the anti-siphon device at the top back of the sink. Take off the cosmetic cover, unscrew the plastic cap (with dishwasher OFF) and see if there is any obstruction. Remove with fingers or toothpick. The connecting hose ben ... Bosch Dishwashers
Water is trapped in the bottom, detergent is left in the dispenser, dishes are not clean.
Check for blockage ... GE GSD4010Z Dishwasher
Kenmore Elite: - Stale smell from dishwasher, won't go away, lingers on dishes, glasses. I tried a vinegar remedy suggested by a diy site - it helps for a cycle or two, but the smell comes right back. Diy site suggested taking apart the dishwasher to see if there is food trapped: there always remains a little water at the end of each cycle - but I'm concerned about taking apart my dishwasher if there is another solution. Smell doesn't smell of food to me. What do you think? Hollie Smith
Try useing your heat to dry at the end of wash,or mabey take and blow your unit out with a compressor and attatchment especially the drain outlet. also run a cycle with just a little lime away then flush with a second rinse. ... Kenmore Dishwashers
I have a bosch shu312uc with a few issues 1. takes forever to count down (pretty sure its a control module) 2. dishes dont clean - smells terrible like bad water (could this be a result of the control module??) i checked to see if the trap was clogged, it didnt appear to be. any suggestions??
Hello Cliff, The first thing which comes to mind when I read your post is 1) your on the right trac, and 2) this is a very common occurance with B/S/H ( Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau ) manufactured dishwashers, a failed solder on the control board, spec ... Bosch 24 in. SHU53 Built-in Dishwasher
All of a sudden the dishwasher water is not hot (usually the water is very hot when wash the dishes ).... even when I put the hot water sink tap running out hot water... then start the dishwasher. the rinse cycle only warm water ... usually the water is steaming hot and drying cycle the dishes are too hot to touch ....
Check the heater. Heater control circuit. ... Bosch 24 in. SHU66C02 / SHU66C06 Built-in Dishwasher
The dishes are not clean when we run the wash cycle. It looks like the water flow from the top sprayer is NOT working. The door, when we open it, has undesolved soap stuck in globs on the top of the door. The top dishes are not clean and some of the botom dishes are not clean. We've run some clear washes to see if we can find the problem. The water flow looks suspect. Is it in the electronics or in the water mechanics. I called the repair guy who ususally comes out and says buy a new one! The re
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 ... LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher
Water remains at bottom after dish cycle is complete . Dishes come out clean and everything seems normal except for the water that remains at the bottom of the dish washer. I realize that a small amount of water is usually there but this is too much.
Set the controls to off then power off at the mains for 30 mins and then power mains back on and run a drain program or a full wash program. If the water won’t drain away then the most likely problems are the door interlock switch is faul ... Whirlpool Dishwashers
I just purchased an LDF6920. It does not dry the dishes. In fact, there is water remaining in the bottom, and all the dishes and drum and door are beaded with water. It suggests putting some sort of water removing chemical, but I have never owned a dishwasher that did not made some effort to dry the dishes. I have to hand dry or have spots on everything. I am very, very disappointed with my new, and expensive, purchase.
First off, there should not be any (visible) water standing in the bottom of the dishwasher after the cycle is done. If yes, check the drain, installation of drain line, etc. \015\012Second: The LG is a very energy efficient dishwasher, but ... LG 24 in. LDF 7811 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
Dishwasher Our dishwasher is not washing the dishes. The water go in and it goes through the complete cycle and dumps the powder in but the water never gets above the dishes or even to the soap holder. The powder is a dry pile below the dispenser. It seems that the spray arm doesn't extend or spray water over the dishes.
I have a kenmore dishwasher (about 10 year old) it won't turn on. It just buzzed when set to wash. What can I do? ... Dishwashers
Dishwasher does not get enough water. Dishes are always dirty after running dish washer. The center part where the water is suppose to spray out of doesnt even pop up to allow water to spray dishes thru out.
Check your water inlet screens, and the pump for blockage of some sort or no pump operation condition ... GE Nautilus 24" Built-in Dishwasher
I rinsed my dishes first, then i put in a tablet to wash the dishes ad never thought any more about it untill the following morning i went to empty the dishes and discovered that the dishes had not been washed and the tablet was still in its compartment, i also noticed that there is dirty water in the bottom of the dishwasher, on the panal there are two lights CHECK WATER, AND THE ACTIVE LIGHT is on, i would be very grateful if you tell me what is the problen. thank you ANNETTE BECK
Sounds like the drain is clogged, so the dirty water is not draining and the dishwasher won't cycle because if it did it would overflow (causing a mess). So I would suggest trying to remove the obstruction (could be food or a utensil, etc.... at the ... Dishwashers