Having problems with your KitchenAid 24 in. KUDP01IL - Multiple Color Built-In Dishwasher ?

It appears that the dishwasher is not getting enough water. I have made sure that there is nothing blocking the door area so that the soap can dispense and I have reduced the amount of detergent to maybe a 1/2 Tablespoon. Have tried both powder and liquid detergents. Ran a sani clean cycle with the Jet Dry product for dishwasher used in the rural. I also run the hot water in the sink prior to starting the dishwasher to ensure the water is hot when it comes into the dishwasher. The detergent


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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa.

Based on your description you`re experiencing the same thing 99% of folks with this type of dishwasher do...eventually, regardless of rural or urban environment.

The good news is it is likely just a clogged up or dirty sump assembly.

Here`s what you can do, I find removing the top rack to be the best place to start. First you must remove the upper rack stops...
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\015\012The key is to get in there and clean it all out, This will be applicable to most Whirlpool, Inglis, Kenmore, Kitchen-Aid, Jenn-Air.
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\015\012However I also find sometimes visual "how to" instructions are better than explanations, therefor I`ve attached a video for you to check out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRCCrEwrst8&NR=1
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When you`re finished run it through a test cycle and see how it goes. You may even want to run it empty with just a bowl of "white vinegar" placed on the top rack for a dishwasher cleaning.

Let me know how you make out and what you find.


Good luck.

Regards,


Macmarkus :)
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