To troubleshoot a KitchenAid dishwasher that isn't turning on, begin by identifying the problem and taking steps to make repairs. A flipped breaker or an improperly latched door, for example, may be repaired within a few moments, but more complex repairs can require several hours after locating the
To troubleshoot a KitchenAid dishwasher that isn't draining, check the drain hose, drainage basket and sump for food particles. The drain pump and check valve are also common causes for poor drainage.
When water remains standing in the bottom of the dishwasher, KitchenAid recommends troubleshooting by checking to see if the door is unlatched or open. If it accidentally opens or didn't completely close, the interruption in the cycle leaves water standing in the machine.
Certified technicians contracted from Sears Home Services and KitchenAid can repair a KitchenAid dishwasher. Additionally, KitchenAid dishwasher owners can complete the repairs themselves using videos and tutorials from Repair Clinic, saving time and money.
KitchenAid dishwashers are made of stainless steel with nylon dishwasher racks. There are three available colors to choose from: black, white and stainless steel. Some of the dishwashers are "panel-ready," which means consumers can customize the exterior of their dishwasher with panels made to match
KitchenAid manuals are available on the KitchenAid website. From the KitchenAid homepage, users may hover over Service & Support, click on Manuals & Literature, and enter an appliance's model number to find the manual.
As of March 2015, KitchenAid dishwashers can be purchased from national retailers such as Lowe's, Best Buy and Sears. The KitchenAid website also provides links showing where customers can purchase a specific dishwasher model.
KitchenAid dishwasher panels can be purchased through websites such as KitchenAid's online parts store, Repair Clinic and Appliance Parts Pros. Additionally, Appliance Parts Pros and Repair Clinic offer phone ordering and a 365-day return policy on all parts.
Sears, Lowe's and Home Depot are large retailers that carry the KitchenAid brand of dishwashers. Each of these retailers carries numerous KitchenAid dishwasher models with a variety of cleaning options and finishes.
KitchenAid manuals for dishwashers are located online for free download from the official KitchenAid site. These manuals can be located by navigating to the Manuals & Literature portion of the website. Alternatively, KitchenAid manuals are also available on sites such as Manuals Online.