Thread Number: 81498  /  Tag: Modern Dishwashers
Kdfe104 kitchen aid dishwasher not cleaning well.
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Post# 1055353   12/24/2019 at 09:11 by Tomdawg (Des moines)        

I recently moved this past spring, and it cleaned ok. When I inspected it when I first moved in, 1/4 of the spray arms were full of gunk, cleaned that out. The self cleaning filter was full, looked like it never was never cleaned before.
So I cleaned it all up and ran a dishwasher cleaner through it.
Lately it looks like there has been a film of soap. Things have not been getting clean. The glass ware has little white spots on them and if I donít pre rinse, it will not take anything off- after taking it out, I can easy wipe it off. I went from finish dishwasher packs to using cascade powder and reducing soap. Still no luck. Can the pump get weak before it dies? Thatís my only guess


Post# 1055355 , Reply# 1   12/24/2019 at 09:44 by DADoES (TX,†U.S. of A.)        

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Low fill level, inlet valve clog/restriction?


Post# 1055358 , Reply# 2   12/24/2019 at 10:33 by Tomdawg (Des moines)        

Water level is at the ďrightĒ level. So no I donít think itís that. 😬

Post# 1058088 , Reply# 3   1/18/2020 at 23:41 by Tomdawg (Des moines)        
Swapped kitchen aids

One of my dads friend was fed up with their kitchen aid. The top rack basically fell down. They had already bought a new one. So I picked it up. Itís a top of the line kitchen aid with 3 racks. Using the global wash system. Built in 2014.
I used the upper rack in the dishwasher I currently had (2017) and installed it in the other one- worked perfectly!
Ran a load today and it does way better at cleaning!





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