Dishwashers are amazing pieces of machinery that have revolutionized the way that we function in our kitchens. The absence of a dishwasher in a busy household can cause stress and dysfunction. Call ARR if your dishes are coming out as dirty as they went in, this can be a sign that your dishwasher has an internal problem. Other signs that you might see that are great indicators of an appliance repair expert is needed include; dishwasher not starting, water doesn’t drain, water doesn’t fill, water leaking, door not latching and of course noises. If you are experiencing any of these factors a call to ARR is your next step for a speedy and quality repair.
ARR’s first step to any appliance repair that we are called to is assessment. There is investigation that is conducted by one of our licensed employees before any quotes or repairs are initialized. This troubleshooting is important when the cause of the malfunction is not known. We hire employees that have been in the industry for years and have vast knowledge in the intricate and delicate needs of dishwashers and other appliances. Investigating time and effort into proper troubleshooting is important to repairing the proper part of your dishwasher or other appliance.
Your dishwasher should sufficiently clean your dishes through every load. The water pressure and pattern is designed to leave you with sparkling dishes following each cycle. If this is not the case you might have an internal problem that is causing your dishwasher to become ineffective. A source of this failure can be the float that is part of the inner workings of your dishwasher. The float can become stuck in a raised position causing water to stop filling with water. This causes the dishes to come out of the cycle unclean and unwashed. Other problems that might be confused with the signs are; clogged inlet screen or faulty inlet valve.
Dishwasher pumps are located under the bottom sprayer generally. This of course can vary from model to model and should be repaired by professionals familiar with the inner workings of your particular case. The pump’s job is to move water throughout the dishwasher and drain the dirty water. If this is not working there are a few root causes that can be fixed by ARR. Clogged detergent can stop the pump from working reliably. Thankfully, our employees are well versed in causes and solutions of broken pumps and are able to work on-site to repair most root causes.
If your dishwasher is leaking water onto the surrounding floor action should be taken quickly to reduce the risk of water damage. If your water is excessive when your cycle is in session we suggest that you stop using your dishwasher until the cause can be assessed and rectified. The cause of the leaking can be as simple as a deteriorated door seal or damage to your tub gasket. The most common cause of leaking is easily rectified with on site repair from your appliance repair team.