How Do I Unblock a Dishwasher?

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The first step in cleaning a dishwasher is turning of the power supply. Then remove the filter unit and check for any debris that might be trapped in. Remove the spray arms and clean the outlet nozzles using a special stick. Finally, remove the water pump cover and clear all the debris that might be trapped there and replace all the elements back to their original positions.
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How to Unblock a Dishwasher
Your dishwasher has a water inlet and a water outlet, connected to the dishwasher pump. The pump circulates the water through the dishwasher, causing it to spray the dishes. The dishwasher has a drain into which the water goes after each cycle. If a lot... More »
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Most dishwasher blockages occur as a result of faults and when you get a blockage, it is important to read the dishwashers manual so that you can determine whether it is a fault. If you identify it is a blockage, first empty it out. You may want to use a blocked sink cleaner or a plunger. You may also remove the waste pipe and hence remove any physical materials blocking it.
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Hi, Have a look to make sure that the pump and drain hose are unblocked. If they are, you might have to call Asko and arrange a service call. Good luck! ...
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