When a dishwasher is properly used, it will provide satisfactory results. There are times, however, when the dishwasher is blamed for poor performance. Perhaps the customer does not know how to load the dishwasher properly or the wrong amount of detergent was used—in some cases, the dishwasher might not run at all. Whatever the case might be, it is up to the technician to either repair the dishwasher or instruct the owner in its proper usage.
This chapter provides the technician with the basic skills needed to diagnose and repair automatic dishwashers. The actual construction and features might vary, depending on what brand and model you are servicing.
Principles of Operation
After placing the dishes properly ...