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Bottom rack has places where vinyl coating has come off


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\015\012This is common. You have two options repaint the rack, which is short term or replace the rack. Most of these racks have an extended warranty, check the use and care guide to verify.\015\012
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Bottom rack has places where vinyl coating has come off


Hello,\015\012\015\012This is common. You have two options repaint the rack, which is short term or replace the rack. Most of these racks have an extended warranty, check the use and care guide to verify.\015\012\015\012 ... Maytag Dishwashers

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.


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I noticed water coming from underneath my dishwasher so I pulled it out from the wall and found that underneath the factory installed installation there was a screw missing that holds the top dishwasher rack. The hardwood floor and bottom of the cabinet is ruined. While finding this problem, I also found rust on the bottom of the rack. Who do I need to speak with about this problem?


Speak with who you purchased the dishwasher from. They will be able to point you in the direction to get a replacement and file a complaint. All of this is provided you bought the machine in the last year. ... Kenmore Dishwashers

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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


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