Maytag Dishwasher - door latch/catch or seal problem
Posted 27 September 2005 - 09:32 AM
Symptoms: the machine is stopping mid cycle of the wash or rinse mode. If I push against the door then it will continue to run. I have attempted to adjust the door latch. I loosened it up until the machine ran finme when the door was shut but created a new problem --> a poor seal so that water leaked on the floor.
I think I need new seals (this will put greater pressure against the latch so that it can be adjusted to run as I did before) or, if seals won't work, perhaps a new sensor on the door latch.
Your advice is very much appreciated.
PS - I also get a cloudy build up on my glasswear and soemtimes not so great cleaning. Is this from hard water? I just ran a batch of iron out through the washer to see if there was lime scale clogging things up...any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
Posted 27 September 2005 - 05:23 PM
As for the cloudy glassware, stop rinsing your dishwasher before you load 'em in the dishwasher-- you're etching your glassware because the wash water is getting too caustic without the food soils to buffer it.
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