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Food Soils Left on Dishes
Choose another cycle for longer washing time.
Check rack loading section for proper loading--avoid
Home water pressure may be too low--should be 20
to 120 pounds per square inch (psi).
Check incoming water temperature.
It should be close
to 120°F (49°C). (See Factors Affecting Performance.)
Check water hardness. For extremely hard water, it
may be necessary to install a water softener. (See
Make sure items are not blocking the spray arms,
preventing them from rotating.
Dishes not Dry
Select heat dry option.
Make sure the rinse aid dispenser is filled.
Increase the discharge setting of rinse aid. (See
Check the incoming water temperature.
Be sure it is
close to least 120°F (49°C).
Check for proper loading--avoid
Plastic items may need to be towel dried.
Cups with a concave bottom will collect water. Load
them at the far left and right of the upper rack so
they will be held in a tipped position.
Check water hardness and adjust amount of
detergent. For extremely hard water, it may be
necessary to install a water softener. (See Detergent
may be low. Avoid extremely low
or high temperatures.
(See Factors Affecting
Avoid overloading and improper loading. (See
Preparing and Loading Dishes.)
Use fresh detergent. Old detergent is ineffective.
Make sure rinse aid dispenser is filled.
Check to see that proper amount of detergent is being
used for cycle selected. (See Detergent Dispenser.)
Home water pressure may be too low--it should be
20 to 120 pounds per square inch (psi).
Load with care and do not overload. (See Preparing
and Loading Dishes.)
Place delicate items in top rack.
Place glasses securely against pins and not over pins.
Load items so they are secure and don't jar loose
when moving racks in and out. Move racks in and out
Make sure tall glasses and stemware will clear top of
tub when rack is pushed in.
Fine antique china and crystal should be hand-