DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > General Discussion > Introductions > Anemic Dishwasher

Help Support House Repair Talk by donating using the link above.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-17-2007, 06:25 AM  
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1
Default Anemic Dishwasher

Just moved into a new house and inherited a dishwasher. The house is three years old and the dishwasher looks about the same vintage. The dishwasher works, but quite poorly. Alot of the plates have been cleaned but still have food residue on them. We are not overloading the dishwasher. I assume the volume of water passing over the dishes is inadequate or the speed of the spray is inadequate. I don't want to throw out an otherwise good dishwasher. Any advice?


jamesd is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-17-2007, 09:38 AM  
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,990
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts


Look for blockages in the drain, a dirty disposall, air gap, proper routing of the drain. The crud should be pumped out before the rinse cycle. Maybe pre-rinsing of the dishes.
glennjanie is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Dishwasher not draining completely cougar_67 General Appliance Discussion 12 05-21-2013 11:07 AM
Is fiberglass insulation for dishwasher safe? jen78fl General Appliance Discussion 4 01-11-2011 09:42 PM
Garbage Disposal and dishwasher not working Kat42 Plumbing Forum 6 04-14-2009 09:55 PM
Dishwasher turning dishes brown NOVA Pros General Appliance Discussion 3 01-12-2009 11:26 AM
Yikes! Dishwasher is attached to formica countertop, we're about to insall granite!! kaci General Home Improvement Discussion 5 04-10-2007 11:41 AM

Newest Threads