Having problems with your Maytag Dishwashers ?

Soap looks like its mostly still in soap bay when cycle is done.


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There are several possible causes for this problem. Start the dishwater and listen for the opening of the soap dispenser. It should open just after the pre-rinse (depending on make and model). You should hear an obvious click when the door opens. If it opens too late, this could be a control timer issue.

The door could also be getting stuck against another object (basket for instance). Yet, another cause may be a clogged or defective pump. This can be checked by bypassing the door sensor switch (I use a pencil). Close the door almost all the way (or expect a very wet kitchen). Start the machine and observe the water flow. It should be very powerful and should hit all surfaces. If it is trickling out, you probably have a pump problem.
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