Why is the inside of my dishwasher always wet?
If the vent does not open properly, the dishwasher will leave moisture on the dishes. Check the vent to ensure that it is functioning correctly. If the vent door is stuck in the closed position or doesn’t open fully, it may need to be repaired or replaced. The vent may also come equipped with a fan motor.
Why does my Whirlpool dishwasher have water in the bottom?
A dishwasher filter/trap/drainage basket that is clogged with chunks of food is the leading reason water remains at the bottom of a dishwasher. Water should never be in the dishwasher at the end of the wash cycle. At the end of the cycle, the dirty water is pumped out during the drain cycle.
Where is the drain valve on a Whirlpool dishwasher?
The check valve is located underneath the dishwasher, just before the drain hose. It’s a one-way valve, allowing water to drain but not return to the dishwasher. Remove the drain hose from the dishwasher (remembering to put a drain pan underneath) and check to make sure the valve is clean and opens correctly.
How do you know if your dishwasher check valve is bad?
A malfunctioning check valve You might find the check valve in the upper sump assembly or next to the chopper blade assembly. If the check valve is damaged, water may initially drain out of the dishwasher while the drain pump runs but then flow back into the dishwasher after the drain pump stops.
What causes a dishwasher to not drain?
It is quite common for a dishwasher to not drain because either the drain hose or the air gap (if the unit has one) is clogged up. Drain hose clogs commonly occur where the hose is attached to the main household drain line, or where the hose connects with the garbage disposer.