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Top level of dish rack not coming clean - Kenmore Dishwashers


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Top level of dish rack not coming clean - Kenmore Dishwashers


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 ... Kenmore Dishwashers

Top arm of dishwasher does not spin or spray. it is a 7 yr old frigidaire dishwasher, model #gldb957ab. The dishes on the lower rack also do not get clean. this just started recently. the mid level sprayer will turn by hand but doesn't move during cycles. seems like it would be there is no water coming to the top of dishwasher while it is running.


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We have a built in GE dishwasher. It has worked fine for about 4 years but now the glasses in the top rack will not come clean. I have cleaned all the holes where the water comes out but I think the sprayer that is beneath the top rack (the one that is attached to the bottom of the top rack) is not rotating. We had someone out to take a look at it and they said it was fine. It isn't fine as it is not cleaning the dishes. Is there a reason that the bottom sprayer is not turning?


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Kenmore dishwasher not getting dishes clean, esp top rack. Sometimes the soap is not dissolved, or used up. The top water arm has water coming out, but wondering if it is plegged or something?


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 in vainto clean the things... \012Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thing works ... Dishwashers

I have a kitchenaid Model KUDW03CTBL2 dishwasher. It is pumping water, but the top sprayer and the one under the top rack just have a little water coming out. Not enough to make them spin. We also noticed the water in the bottom when opened is not as much and it is cool not hot. The dishes on the top rack will not clean, and the bottom is not completely clean. We have checked water pressure and water tempurature through the house, All is operating fine. This dishwasher is only 1 year and 10month


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Top rack dishes not coming clean - Kenmore Dishwashers


Hi, \015\012\015\012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online ... Kenmore Dishwashers

I have a 5 year old whirlpool gold dishwasher. The top shelf dishes are not coming clean. They do not come clean after purposely leaving the bottom rack empty. Is it possible the rotating arm under the top rack is not going around?


Lift off the rotating arm,and soak it in lime away, or crc. It's probaly has lime deposits,keeping the pressure down ... Whirlpool Gold 24 in. Built-In Dishwasher Dishwasher

Kenmore dishwasher dishes on top rack are not coming clean i disassembled sprayer arm and made sure no clogs i checked screen and exit hose no clogs


Check the motor pump housing for an obstruction on the impellor. Impellors can go bad and not actually churn the water around the way they are supposed to. ... Kenmore 16602 / 16604 / 16609 Built-in Dishwasher

Upper spray arm is not turning and I don't think water is coming out. Dishes on top are not coming clean. Dishes on bottom are clean (as clean as they get with this dishwasher). How do I remove upper spray arm. Also I'm not sure how to remove lower dish rack to access upper spray arm. Any help appreicated. Kitchenaid model KUDP01FLSS5 Chris


Hi Chris,It sounds to me like a restriction in the pump. I put together some information here on cleaning it out. If you try these please give me some feedback as to if they help or not.Thanks! ... KitchenAid 34 in. KUDP01FLSS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

My dishwasher wont clean the dishes. The bottom rack gets kinda clean and the dishes on the top rack come out dirty and covered in film.


Check whether the top rack spray arm main hose sits firmly into the machine. If there is a leak in this area water pressure may not develop.Also check the water pump in the machine! ... GE 24 in. Profile PDW9880JSS Built-in Dishwasher

The dishwasher is not cleaning. It has left a residue all over the dishes especially colored plastic ware glasses. like it doesn't rinse but i have ran the extra rinse cycle and residue is still there. It has actually stained the dishes. Then ceramic dishes are not clean. And ones on the top rack feel like there is a coating on them that does not come off unless you rinse by hand.


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My dishwasher barely cleans my dishes. i basically have to wash them before i place them into the dishwasher. also, once they come out there is usually residue of the dishwashing detergent especially on the top rack. another problem is that the wheels on the bottom are all warped and come off every time i use the machine. we have had this appliance not even for 5 years and it is driving me crazy! any advice/ solutions would be very helpful.


Sounds like the pump or drain is stopped up. is there water in the bottom after the Cycle is done? ... GE 24 in. Profile PDW8280JSS Built-in Dishwasher

I just bought a used Kenmore standalone dishwasher and ran it for the first time. The dishes on the top did not get clean and the soap did not come out of the closed soup dish. at one point I took a shower and was wondering if that might have influenced the water pressure enough to cause the problem. Is the soap supposed to open during the wash and could the poor water pressure prevent the top shelf from getting properly washed?


The inlet filter is probably clogged. Try letting it fill up. Open the door to stop it right after it starts to wash Pour a gallon or two of hot water in and see it it works better Stop and do this everytime it goes to fill up. If the door opens ... Dishwashers

Brand new ge GDF540HSD0SS dishwasher just installed this week has a middle arm that is not spinning. This is the one that is attached to the bottom of the top rack, and sprays water up. Water is coming out fine but no spinning. As a result, the inside of dishes on top rack are not getting clean.


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I have a Kenmore dishwasher model # 13572K my problem is that the water does not come to the to spinner therefore all glass on top rack never come clean. How can this problem be fixed, under the top track the sprayer arm does not seem to be working ?


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The top rack dishes do not get cleaned. I have run the vinegar rinse. The bottom rack dishes get cleaned. It doesn't even look like the top rack dishes get wet. I ran the washer without the top rack in and I think water was coming down from the top. What can I do?


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 ... Dishwashers

Our Whirlpool dishwasher, DU1145XTPBA, has almost quit cleaning the dishes. It started with dishes on the top rack. My husband was told by rep to replace the top unit. That did not help at all. Now the bottom dishes are almost as dirty and gritty as the top rack. This dishwasher is too new to have to be replaced and we've already spent $50 on the top rack. Is there anything else to check at this point?


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works li ... Whirlpool 24 in. DU1100XTP Built-in Dishwasher

Whirlpool Gold Dishwasher - GU2700XTSB The top rack of the dishwasher is not cleaning. The bottom rack dishes clean fine. There are no clogs in either the bottom or top spinner arms, the plastic tube feeding water from the bottom pump to the top rack spinner arm is clean, the spinner arms all rotate freely and do not bind. Water pressure is correct and water temperature is correct. There are no lime or hardwater deposits or clogs. What could be the issue?


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 ... Whirlpool GU2700XTSB / GU2700XTSQ / GU2700XTST Built-in Dishwasher

Just bought new Kenmore Ultrawash (1 step down from Elite) and the dishes on the bottom rack are not coming out clean - top rack seems to be doing ok. I'm using powdered D, running hot water 1st, have tried different settings, nothing helps. Should we return it (what a pain!)? Is there a trick to installing that could cause this?


Hi\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. First of all please check the\015\012Water temperature by using a thermometer inside the dishwasher to measure ... Dishwashers

KENMORE DISHWASHER MY DISHWASHER IS NOT CLEANING THE TOP RACK OF DISHES. WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM????


In the spinning part there are 2 holes on the bottom of it that push it to spin. if they are clogged it wont spin. ... Kenmore Dishwashers

I have a Kenmore built in dishwasher. Serial Number 15989990 Model 665. My dishes are not getting clean. Lots of residue on glasses on top rack and dishes streaked. Any ideas? We thought it might be the soap we are using which is the liquid variety. We always in the past have used powdered cascade. However, I believe the problem is other than the soap issue.


Hi, \012 \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms onli ... Kenmore Elite Stainless Steel 24" BuiltIn Dishwasher with TurboZone Rotating Spray Jets 13103

Hello my dishwasher is not cleaning the dishes properly and has undesolved powder in the dispenser.The plastic rack has snapped in some places and tends to sag There is a chalky residue on all utensil and they seem to come out worse than before the wash Please advise as to where replacement parts for the top rack are available and the cost for the same and if I need salt in the disherwasher . I live in Madeley ,northern Suburb of Perth Thanks Parames


Hi, \012\012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and ins ... Whirlpool Dishwashers

The top rack on my kenmore ultra wash 3 dishwasher does not come clean and now even the bottom is starting to not clean


First\015\012\015\012 perform a vinegar cycle wash in the dishwasher. Pour a cup of vinegar \015\012into the bottom of the dishwasher. K ... Kenmore PRO 24 in BuiltIn Dishwasher with Ultra Wash HE Filtration 13173

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.


If you have residue on your dishes and use detergent tabs - you migth use too much detergent. I cut my tabs in half - everything is clean and no residue any more ... Frigidaire 24 in. PLD2850 Built-in Dishwasher

We have a Kitchen Aid dishwasher model number KUDK03CTSS3. It's only about 3 years old, but the dishes on the top rack do not get clean. We thought maybe it was water not coming out the top, or food stuck somewhere, but do not know how to fix it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Had a simular problem, used product called dishwasher magic to clean it well and that took care of it. I got it @ walmart in the diswasher detergent area. Also be sure you are loading according to the manual. I now use lemi shine in every load fo ... Dishwashers
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