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Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« on: March 12, 2013, 12:59:10 AM »
Have an 18 month old Frigidaire built Kenmore, model 587.15269900. The complaint is very poor cleaning, said it's been that way since it was new.  I ran the dishwasher and found almost no spray from the lower spray and very weak spray from the upper spray arms. What is wrong with this dishwasher?

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2013, 05:30:34 AM »
I would look at the circulation motor.
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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2013, 04:43:26 PM »
Nope. I'll give you a hint, Frigidaire dishwashers don't send water to all of the spray arms at the same time.

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2013, 04:54:39 PM »
Check Ball issue?? O0

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2013, 05:02:50 PM »
Ding, ding, ding, ding, we have a winner! The check ball was missing. According to the tenant, it's never worked right since it was new.  Two "technicians" looked at it under warranty.  The first one said nothing was wrong, the second one said he fixed it.  I knew what was wrong before I even pulled a tool from my bag.

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2013, 05:13:48 PM »
I am awesome.  :cheers: How do you check spray from each arm? Clear plexi?

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2013, 07:29:35 PM »
I open the door really fast and try to catch the spray arms spinning.  I sometimes get sprayed in the face and there's water to wipe off the floor, but it works.

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2013, 10:51:40 PM »
... How do you check spray from each arm? Clear plexi?

Plexiglas

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2013, 11:11:25 PM »
I need one of those.


I've a got another stumper, if anyone wants to try.  It's about a 10 year old GE dishwasher. Don't know the model number but it's a bottom of the line, mechanical timer, plastic tub, round dispenser cover.  Complaint is it doesn't clean very well. He also said he's been there three months and rinse aid dispenser is still full, the level hasn't changed. What is wrong?

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Re: Frigidaire, poor washing quiz question
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2013, 11:16:59 PM »
Spring tab is broke off. U can drill a small hole to attach spring or put small screw for spring attachment. O0

 

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