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Solutions to Common
Does Not Drain
If unit is hooked up to a food waste disposer,
make sure the disposer
is empty.
• Check to see if the knockout
plug has been
removed from inside the food waste
• Check to see if drain hose is kinked.
• Make sure cycle is complete,
not in a pause.
Won't Fill
Is water supply turned on?
• Does overfill protector
move up and down
freely? (See Overfill Protector section.)
Has an Odor
• Soiled dishes left in dishwasher
too long
can create an odor. Use Rinse/Hold
cycle or
rinse by hand.
• There will be a "new" smell when first
installed. This is normal.
• Check to see if unit is draining properly.
(See Dishwasher
Does Not Drain Properly.)
Stains on Tub Interior
• Washing
large amounts
of dishware
tomato based soil can cause a pink/orange
This will not affect performance
and will gradually fade over time. Pre-
rinsing or using the Rinse/Hold
cycle will
reduce the chance of staining.
Using Cool
Dry option will lessen staining.
Dishwashing Problems
Spots and Film
Hard water can cause lime deposit
buildup on
the interior of the dishwasher.
Dishes and
glasses may also get spots and film for a
number of reasons. (See Glassware/Flatware
or Cloudy section.) To remove buildup,
spots and film, clean using the following
1. Load clean dishes and glasses in normal
manner. Do not load any metal utensils or
2. Do not add detergent.
3. Select the HEAVY WASH cycle. Close and
latch door to start.
4. Allow dishwasher
to run for 25 minutes to
reach the main wash portion of cycle.
5. Unlatch and open door and pour 2 cups of
white vinegar into the bottom of dishwasher.
6. Close and latch door and allow the cycle to
Note: If these conditions
persist, a home water
softener should be considered.



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