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Dishwasher Repair Services

A dishwasher is a necessary home appliance because it cleans and sanitizes dishes much better than hand-washing them. Dishwashers use high water pressure and hot water to remove food particles and bacteria from dishes, and they also have a built-in drying cycle that further sanitizes the dishes. In addition, dishwashers are much more efficient than hand-washing dishes, using less water and energy. As a result, dishwashers save both time and money, and they are an essential part of any modern kitchen.

All dishwashers require routine maintenance and occasional repairs to keep them running smoothly. That's where our professional dishwasher repair service comes in. We're experienced in working with all brands and all models of dishwashers, so you can rest assured that your appliance is in good hands. Whether you need a simple tune-up or a more complex repair, we'll be able to help. We understand how important your dishwasher is to your daily routine, so we'll work quickly and efficiently to get it back up and running again. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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Common Dishwasher Issues

Dishwasher leaks on to the floor

A dishwasher leak onto the floor can have several causes. The most common is a cracked or damaged door seal. Over time, this seal can become brittle and crack, allowing water to leak out. Another possible cause is a faulty water inlet valve. This valve is responsible for regulating the flow of water into the dishwasher. If it becomes faulty, it can cause water to leak out. Lastly, a dishwasher may leak if the drain hose is not properly installed. If the hose is not positioned correctly, water can back up and leak out onto the floor. Dishwasher leaks are often easy to fix and can usually be prevented by regularly inspecting the door seal, water inlet valve, and drain hose for any damage or wear. However, if a dishwasher does leak, it is important to have it repaired as soon as possible to avoid any further damage to the flooring or surrounding area.

Dishwasher doesn’t dry your dishes

Most dishwashers come equipped with a heater that activates during the drying cycle. The purpose of this heater is to help evaporate any remaining water on your dishes so they come out completely dry. However, there are several factors that can prevent the dishwasher from properly drying your dishes. First, the type of detergent you use can actually cause dishes to retain moisture. If you notice that your dishes are not coming out as dry as you would like, try switching to a different brand of detergent. Additionally, the size and shape of your dishwasher can also impact its ability to dry dishes effectively. If you have a smaller dishwasher, there may not be enough space for the heated air to circulate properly. In this case, it’s best to let your dishes air-dry for a few minutes after the cycle is complete. Finally, hard water can also prevent dishes from drying properly. This is because the minerals in hard water can leave behind a film that traps moisture. If you have hard water, consider using a water softened to help improve the performance of your dishwasher.

Dishwasher smells bad

If your dishwasher smells bad, there are several possible explanations. First, food particles may be trapped in the drain line or filters. To clean the drain line, remove the hose from the back of the dishwasher and flush it with hot water. To clean the filters, remove them and soak them in a solution of equal parts water and vinegar for an hour. If this doesn't solve the problem, the next step is to clean the interior of the dishwasher itself. Start by scrubbing down the inside of the door with a sponge soaked in hot water and detergent. Then, using a toothbrush or other small brush, scrub any remaining food particles from the dispenser, spray arm, and other hard-to-reach areas. Finally, run the dishwasher empty on the hottest setting to sanitize it. By taking these steps, you should be able to eliminate any bad smells coming from your dishwasher.

Dishwasher doesn’t start

If your dishwasher doesn't start, there are a few possible reasons why. First, check to make sure that the power cord is plugged in correctly and that there is power to the outlet. If the cord is plugged in and there is power to the outlet, then the issue may be with the door switch. The door switch activates when the door is closed, and if it's not working properly, the dishwasher won't start. Another possibility is that the thermostat is not working properly. The thermostat controls the water temperature, and if it's not working, the dishwasher won't start. Finally, if none of these issues seem to be the problem, then it's possible that the control board is faulty. The control board controls all of the dishwasher's functions, and if it's not working, the dishwasher won't start. If you're having trouble finding the source of the problem, it's best to call a qualified technician for help.

Dishwasher isn’t draining properly

If your dishwasher isn't draining properly, there are a few potential reasons why. First, the dishwasher may be hooked up to an undersized drainage pipe, which can cause problems if the dishwasher is used frequently. Additionally, the drainage pipe may be obstructed by foreign objects, such as food particles or grease. Finally, the dishwasher's pump may be damaged or counterfeit, which can prevent it from properly draining water. If you're having troubles with your dishwasher draining properly, it's best to consult a professional to diagnose the problem and recommend a course of action.

Dishwasher starts making a lot of noise

There are several reasons why your dishwasher may start making a lot of noise. The most common reason is that the pump is not working properly. The pump is responsible for moving water through the dishwasher, and if it is not working properly, it can create a loud humming noise. Another possible reason for the noise is that the spray arm is not moving freely. The spray arm rotates to spray water on the dishes, and if it is obstructed, it can create a banging noise. Finally, the dishwasher may be low on water, which can cause the motor to overheat and create a loud buzzing noise. If you are unsure of the cause of the noise, it is best to consult a qualified technician for further diagnosis.

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With so many dishwasher models out on the market, it is hard to keep up. However at Orca Appliance Services, we have the man power to handle repairs for all major dishwasher brands and models! Whether your problem requires standard service or the hand of an expert, our technicians will be able to solve any dishwasher related issue quickly & efficiently.