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Maintenance Tips

Dishwashers

Problem: The dishwasher will not start at all.
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
There isn't any power getting to the dishwasher. Check the power cord to make sure it is not disconnected or loose from the wall.
There isn't any power getting to the dishwasher. Check the breaker and reset if needed.
The door latch is not activated. Make sure the door is closed and locked correctly.
Problem: The dishwasher is not cleaning the dishes correctly.
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
A spray arm may be blocked. Adjust the dishes so they are not preventing the spray arm from turning.
The dishwasher filter may be clogged. Clean any blockages (food build-up) from the filter (the filter is located inside the dishwasher on the bottom on most dishwasher brands).
Wrong soap being used for dishwasher. Check the owners manual to make sure the type of soap you are using is compatible with the dishwasher (Not all dishwashers will work correctly with both liquid and powder detergents).
Problem: The dishwasher is not draining.
Possible Cause
Possible Solution
The filter on the inside bottom of the dishwasher is plugged. Clean the debris from the filter.

The appliance maintenance suggestions and tips are only offered as suggestions. If you are not comfortable or do not have the appropriate background, knowledge, or skills to safely and correctly execute any of the "maintenance suggestions" then do not attempt to follow the maintenance suggestions or tips. Call a qualified service technician. All Six Warranty disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for any injuries, damages or liabilities that may arise out of any application or implementation, or reliance upon, these "maintenance suggestions and tips.

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Exclusions and limitations apply. See terms and conditions for details. All Six Warranty coverage is provided and administered by National Product Care Company; or Service Saver, Inc.; or Service Plan, Inc depending on your state of residence. All listed companies are located at 175 W Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604. Form Reference GEN-NAT-APL-DEC.