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Dishwasher Not Working? You May Have A Dirty Dishwasher Filter

Your dishwasher’s filter sits in between your dishwasher’s main chamber and the drain line. If the filter gets clogged, it can prevent water from draining properly, making it hard for your dishwater to clean dishes properly- and nobody wants that!

Check For A Dirty Dishwasher Filter

Your dishwasher’s filter consists of circular mesh that traps food particles before they have the chance to clog the drain or be redistributed all over the inside of the unit. When your filter gets clogged, your dishwasher may stop working. The sooner you identify a dirty dishwasher filter, the sooner you can get back to clean dishes!

How To Check For A Dirty Filter In Your Dishwasher

If a dirty dishwasher filter doesn’t seem to be the problem, consider other reasons why your dishwasher system isn’t running smoothly.

What To Do If You Have A Dirty Dishwasher Filter

Once you’ve determined you’re dealing with a dirty dishwasher filter, you’ll want to clean the filter to refresh your dishwasher. Most filters can simply be cleaned and put back, but some models require the filter to be replaced entirely.

If you’d like a helping hand in dishwasher repair, one of our Remote Assist Experts would be happy to guide you and help identify the next steps towards a working dishwasher.

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