Dishwasher - General troubleshooting

Modified on Wed, 29 Mar 2023 at 03:27 PM

Dishwashers are a convenient appliance that can make cleaning dishes a breeze. 

However, from time to time, users may encounter problems with their dishwashers. 

Here are some common dishwasher troubleshooting tips for users:

  • Dishwasher doesn't start: If the dishwasher doesn't start, check the power source, circuit breaker, and door latch to make sure everything is functioning properly.

  • Dishwasher doesn't fill with water: If the dishwasher doesn't fill with water, check the water supply and make sure the valve is turned on. Also, check the inlet screen for any debris or blockages.

  • Dishwasher doesn't drain: If the dishwasher doesn't drain properly, check the drain hose for kinks or blockages and make sure it's properly connected to the garbage disposer or sink.

  • Dishwasher doesn't clean dishes properly: If the dishwasher isn't cleaning dishes properly, check the water temperature, detergent, and rinse aid levels. Make sure that the dishwasher is loaded correctly and that the spray arms are not obstructed.

  • Leaking dishwasher: If the dishwasher is leaking, check the door gasket, water inlet, and pump seal for any cracks or damage.

  • Error codes: If the dishwasher is displaying an error code, refer to the user manual for the specific code and follow the troubleshooting steps provided.

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