Dishwasher Help Tips

DISHWASHER HELP TIPS

Washer is not cleaning dishes properly

  • The water temperature must be at least 120 degrees, be careful the water at this temperature is extremely hot and will cause burns. If the water it is not hot enough, increase the hot water heater thermostat up to a higher setting.
  • Refer to the owner’s manual to verify that you are using the proper loading procedures.
  • Detergents have an expiration date. Make sure that it is fresh.
  • The lower spray arm must be unobstructed and turning freely.
  • Look for debris in the bottom of the washer.
  • If unit is dead check the wall switch.

The door won’t close

  • Make sure nothing is blocking the door from opening and closing properly. Make sure the latch assembly is unrestricted and latching properly.

The washer leaks

  • Refer to the owner’s manual to verify that you are using the proper loading procedures.
  • Operate the washer while empty to see if it still leaks.
  • Verify that the racks are positioned properly.
  • Inspect around the door and check for any type of obstructions around the opening.