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Dishes on the top tray still come out dirty after washing
This is probably a clogged internal disposal screen. This is a relatively simple procedure that requires 2 tools. There is a screen behind the cutter in the built in disposal unit that gets clogged easily. You may want to order a new part before disassembly. To disassemble: You will need 2 sizes of torqs (star shaped) screw drivers and some patience in reassembly. Be sure to note how things are assembled before removing them. You do not need to unplug the unit to do this as you will be inside the unit and not around any exposed electrical components. Make sure the unit has been off for a while so that the heater element is cool. Remove the top rack by squeezing and sliding the plastic locks upward (on the ends of the rails) Then slide the rack out. Remove the bottom rack turn the center plastic retainer on top of the spray mast cclockwise (opposite most all other screws) and lift out main spray arm remove screw from back center water pipe (oblong flat 2 piece plastic unit on the back wall inside) and rotate it clockwise to release the tabs under the pump cover. Lift above a carefully move out of the way loosen and carefully remove 4 screws from the pump cover/ diverter/ screen unit and lift out exposing the top of the pump and motor housing (usually grey plastic) Locate the screw at the front left of the pump cover that holds down the disposal cover. remove the screw and note which groove the screen is in as well as the side of the screen the blade is on. Replace the blade/ screen unit or clean the old one (under a tap of warm water and with an old tooth brush) and reinstall it. Assembly is reverse of above. Note! Be sure locking tabs are under pump cover as before and you don?t drop the screw for the oblong water pipe!
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Dishes on the top tray still come out dirty after washing
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Dishes in upper tray coming out not so clean!
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Dishwasher residue All dishes, cups etc. on the top rack are coming out of the cleaning cycle w/ lots of residue dried inside and out. I am literally washing the dishes before putting them in and running it. It helps but still has some residue.
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Dirt left on dishes on top tray; bottom tray washes fine
The broken bottom arm is probably preventing any water / water under pressure to get to the upper arm.\015\012\015\012After you replace the lower arm, you should have much better cleaning in the top shelf.\015\012\015\012Whil ... Dishwashers