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There are many probable causes of failure .

A dishwasher's water inlet valve is its most common part to fail. When \015\012your dishes are not being fully cleaned, quite often a faulty water \015\012inlet valve is to blame. Test your dishwasher's water inlet valve, and \015\012if it is no longer functioning as it should, you will have to replace \015\012it.

Water temperature is a key element in achieving clean dishes. A \015\012dishwasher's heating element is not designed to heat the water that \015\012enters it. Rather, the heating element is designed to maintain the heat \015\012of the water that enters the dishwasher. Its a good idea to run the hot \015\012water in your sink for a couple of minutes before you run the \015\012dishwasher. Just to make sure the water is nice and hot before it enters\015\012 the dishwasher. If the water is unable to stay hot, it can adversely \015\012affect your dishwasher's cleaning ability.


There is a filter in your dishwasher. Its function is to keep large \015\012particles of food and foreign objects away from the pump. Many of the \015\012newly-manufactured dishwashers have self-cleaning filters, and routine \015\012cleaning isn't a concern. However, some other dishwashers need to have \015\012the filter removed and cleaned regularly. If the filter or grate is \015\012clogged or blocked with debris, it may interfere with the normal \015\012functioning of your dishwasher
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