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SELF-HELP
Dishwashers may exhibit problems that are unrelated to a malfunction of the dishwasher itself. The following table may serve
to answer your question about a problem you are having without having to call a serviceman.
PROBLEM
POSSIBLE
CAUSE
Dishes do not dry
Rinse-aid dispenser is empty. Fill rinse-aid dispenser.
Indicator light(s) do
A fuse may have blown or a circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker.
not come on
Dishwasher does not
Door of dishwasher not properly closed. Close dishwasher making sure that door latches.
start
Dishwasher runs long
If the dishwasher completes the cycle, but the run time seem exceptionally long it is probably
time
due to cold incoming water. To avoid this problem it is recommended that before starting the
dishwasher: open the hot water faucet at the sink nearest the dishwasher and run the water
until the water is hot. Then turn off the water and start the dishwasher.
Machine cycle does
Water line is closed or inlet filter is blocked. Open water valve and/or check inlet filter.
not advance to rinse
Water not pumped
Kink in drain hose. Filter clogged. Kitchen sink clogged. Check drain hose and fine and
from dishwasher
coarse filters (see section titled CARE and CLEANING). Check kitchen sink to make sure it
is draining well. If problem is kitchen sink not draining you may need a plumber rather than a
serviceman for the dishwasher.
Detergent dispenser
A program was not completely finished.
lid will not close
Lower spray arm does
Remove lower spray ann and clean arm and spray arm mounts.
not rotate freely
White deposits left on
Too little rinse-aid.
dishes
Streaks on glassware
Too much rinse-aid used.
Rattling noises
Utensils not properly arranged.
Suds in dishwasher
Incorrect type of detergent used. Use only automatic dishwasher detergents.
Unsatisfactory
washing
result
• Incorrect
amount of detergent
or rinse agent.
• Utensils
incorrectly
arranged
or rack overloaded.
• Wash arm rotation
blocked by utensils.
• Filters not properly
fitted into position.
• Clogged
nozzles in wash arm(s)
• Unsuitable
program
selected.
TABLE 3.
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