Having problems with your Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher ?

I have a Kenmore Ultra wash Quiet guard 4 and when it gets done washing, it leaves tiny pieces of food on the dishes. I have used the dishwasher cleaners a few times and started rinsing my dishes till they are clean and they still come back.


Answers :

This is typical of the two following problems:-

1. You are using no salt or too little salt. Even if you use tablets/powders with a built-in salt action, in some areas the water supplied by the mains pipe still requires supplementary salt.

If you already use salt, then turn up the dosing control a step at a time until the problem goes.

2. The heater element in the dishwasher has failed and so every wash is a cold wash. Heat is vital to enable a dishwasher to operate correctly. Failed heating elements are very common and if you can get the spare part then replacement is straightforward for any competent person; I rarely find that they take more than 20 minutes to replace on most brands. But as you are mixing water and electrics it's definitely NOT a job for a novice.
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