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Maytag Dishwasher Doesn't Clean

MDB7609AWB1

The 4 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dishwasher doesn't clean are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Water Inlet Valve - Part # 3015273 Mfg Part # W10648041

Water Inlet Valve

RepairClinic Item # 3015273

If the dishwasher won't clean dishes, it might not be getting enough water. There is an electrical valve called a water inlet valve which opens to allow hot water into the dishwasher. If this valve has failed or is clogged the dishwasher won't clean the dishes properly. The valve cannot be cleaned or repaired and should be replaced.

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Center Wash Arm Assembly - Part # 1446939 Mfg Part # W10082841

Center Wash Arm Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1446939

If the dishwasher won't clean dishes, check the center wash arm assembly. If the center wash arm isn't getting water, all of the dishes in the upper rack will come out dirty. Check to be sure the center wash arm assembly is mating properly with the water supply nozzle in the back of the dishwasher. Also check to be sure the little holes in the center wash arm aren't clogged or blocked.

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Pump and Motor Assembly - Part # 1875706 Mfg Part # W10298344

Pump and Motor Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 1875706

If the dishwasher won't clean the dishes the pump and motor assembly might be defective. Once the dishwasher fills with water, the pump forces the water through the wash arms in order to spray the dishes. If the motor is defective, the pump impeller is broken, or some part of the pump is clogged, the dishes won't be clean. If the pump and motor has power to it and will not run it will need to be replaced.

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Upper Wash Arm Spinner - Part # 1059750 Mfg Part # 8193983

Upper Wash Arm Spinner

RepairClinic Item # 1059750

If the dishwasher won't clean dishes, check the upper wash arm spinner. If the upper spinner isn't getting water, all of the dishes in the upper rack will come out dirty. Check to be sure the upper spinner is intact. Also check to be sure the little holes in the spinner aren't clogged or blocked.

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