5 Common Dishwasher Problems And How To Solve Them

Get the dishes clean with our clever solutions to 5 common dishwasher problems.

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There's nothing more annoying than realising the dishes are still dirty after a wash in the dishwasher.

Often the issue lies in small maintenance tweaks that, once fixed, will get your dishwasher working properly again.

1. Dishes aren’t getting clean
1. Dishes aren’t getting clean
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The simplest cause is careless loading.

If dishes overlap or cutlery protrudes through the dish rack and stops the spray arm turning, the water and detergent can’t do their job.

Or the sump filter may be blocked, leaving dirty water circulating during the rinse cycle.

 
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