Having problems with your Maytag 24 in. MDB5651A Built-in Dishwasher ?

My dishwasher is leaving a residue on my dishes and not fully cleaning them. When I use the HEAT dry or SANI Heat, I smell a burning smell and not sure why this is. Solution?


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Possible unit is not getting enough water into unit...this could be from a bad water inlet valve if the water is not high enough in unit the heater will get to hot as it is designed to heat the water to sanitize. try a new water valve and see if this cures your problem
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