How to Get The Stink Out Of Your Dishwasher

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No appliance responsible for cleaning anything should have a funky smell to it. Well, in an ideal world anyway. If it cleans items, it should clean itself, right? Unfortunately, that is not the case. While your dishwasher will remain pretty clean, over time you can start to notice a distinct funk that builds up in it. When this happens, there …

How to Replace the Chopper Assembly in Your KitchenAid Dishwasher

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The chopper assembly in your KitchenAid dishwasher model KUDS01JWHO has the important job of cutting up the food particles left in your appliance. This action prevents bits of food from passing into the dishwasher pump, which can cause a serious clog. Signs of a malfunctioning chopper assembly are draining issues, dishes left dirty after a cycle and excessive noise. If …

What to Check When a Dishwasher Won’t Start

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Of all the appliance problems to have, having an appliance that just plain old won’t start is a frustrating one. If it were having problems, but it was still running, then you could diagnose those symptoms. However, when the only symptom is non-function, then it can be difficult to know what is going wrong. If your dishwasher isn’t even trying …

How to Clean Your Whirlpool Dishwasher Filtration System

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Whirlpool dishwashers have a unique filtration system that works to dampen sound, conserves energy, and efficiently use water. However, it is just like every other dishwasher brand in the way that it still needs to be cleaned on occasion. Filters in your dishwasher should be cleaned at least monthly to prevent food particle build-up and potential clogs. It will also …

How to Stop a Foaming Dishwasher

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If you are new to using a dishwashing appliance, there is a particular event that can happen – foaming. If you walk into your kitchen and discover your dishwasher is full of foam or even leaking soap foam, then action needs to be taken. This is caused by one thing – using the wrong product in the dishwasher. Dish soap …

How to Replace an Outer Dishwasher Door

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The outer door of your dishwasher is the face of the appliance. It is there to look nice, but it is also there to protect the more sensitive parts inside of it. Over time, you might manifest a few dents or cracks in the exterior door of your dishwasher. This doesn’t mean you need to replace the whole appliance, however. …

How to Replace a Detergent Dispenser in Your Dishwasher

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If your dishwasher isn’t producing clean dishes, it can be indicative of a number of different problems. However, if during your investigation you discover that your detergent dispenser never opened to release the detergent, it is likely the faulty part. Dishwashers can clean many of your dishes with just water alone, but the detergent makes it more efficient, especially when …