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SonofaWhatthe

Member Since 04 Dec 2007
Offline Last Active Oct 12 2014 09:16 AM

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Whirlpool GU2475XTVQ1 top rack unclean, bottom rack okay

11 October 2014 - 02:11 PM

I'd like help troubleshooting what's probably a common issue with our dishwasher. The top rack dishes are coming out barely-touched so I'm assuming the top arm is not spraying. 

 

I wish I could put a camera in there while it's running so I can see what's going on! :-)

 

I've checked some of the holes in the arm but they aren't clogged. Other notes: The dishwasher seems to have lost some of its ability to push out the gray water as the top shelf dishes (and the door) seem to have food particles on them more than usual. Also, We live in an area with horrifically hard water, for the record. 

 

How would an appliance ninja effectively troubleshoot for next steps?


Intermittent water dispenser leaking... drip drip... nothing... drip

22 June 2013 - 10:58 AM

We have a Whirlpool Gold side-by-side fridge (model GD5SHGXKQ01) and the water dispenser will drip slowly.. drip fast... and then stop.. and sometimes stop for long periods of time (months)... then it will start again. I've been told " you've got air in the line.. run a couple of gallons of water through..."  (wasting water and filter cycles!). Sometimes this seems to work but recently we are creating the waste without creating the dryness!

 

We have high water pressure in our neighborhood if that matters. We also are cursed with great plains hard water. 

 

I will replace the inlet valve as a next step I guess but I'm really going to hate spending the time and money (that little valve REALLY costs $80??) if I'm just going to go back to putting a pan under the fridge to capture the drip. But one of these days it's going to leak and we're not going to catch it and then I'll be repairing a basement ceiling and the "Christmas Story" type cursing will hit new records.

 


basic help a/c

11 June 2013 - 11:34 PM

I will start with overly simple dialog since I'm out of my element. The outside thing makes noise (it's not blowing out hot air but it's blowing out neutral air to my thinking). The inside thing makes noise... and yet no cold air is moving through the vents. The registers are cold but no air is flowing. Why does the furnace "thing" make noise and yet no air is moving???


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