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My dishwasher isn't cleaning properly. Is the filter in the right position?

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  • Not Cleaning
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 09/05/2015

My dishwasher isn't cleaning properly. Is the filter in the right position?

 

 

cause Cause

 

     ■ A filter at the center of the inner floor of a dishwasher filters dirt on dishes, allowing for the dirt to be disposed of during draining.

       

        If the filter is out of place, dirt is not filtered and can stick to dishes again or clog a nozzle.


 

how to fix How to fix

 

      1. For a circular filter, please insert to fit into holes on the back and right sides.

 

      2. For a rectangular filter, press it down firmly.

           When properly positioned, the upper side should be level with no gaps.

 

      3. Make sure thr handle on the rectangular filter faces the front (Towards the door)

 

      4. If either of the circular or rectangular filter is missing, food particles will not be filtered properly.

 

     ■ Cleaning filter (Clean after each use) [Dishwasher for 12 plate settings]

        cleaning filter for 12 people

 

     ■ Cleaning filter (Clean after each use) [Dishwasher for 6 plate settings]

        cleaning filter for 6 people

        
         * When inserting a filter, please check position, direction and gaps.

 

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