Why is my Kenmore dishwasher not cleaning properly?
I have a Kenmore Ultra Wash dishwasher that is not cleaning the dishes properly. The upper level is not spraying water & the lower level does not clean well.
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Without a model number I will not be able to give you a specific answer. Usually when the upper spray arm is not rotating & the dishes are not cleaning very good there is either a water fill problem or water circulation problem. The correct water level in the tub should come about Â½ inch from the bottom of the float. The other possibility would be a restriction in the pump/motor assembly, not draining out or poor wash motor performance. I would recommend replacing the water inlet valve & checking the water supply pressure. Please resubmit your question with a valid model number so we will be able to better assist you on this issue.
The model number of my Kenmore Ultra Wash Diswasher is 66516872. Would your response differ from the previous answer?
If you are getting a film on the dishes and glasses even though the d/w seems to be working switch to any dishwasher powder or gel that is not Cascade. Cascade has Shine shield, which, in newer dishwashers, causes this film after the d/w has been working ok for a year or 2.
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