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Default Kenmore Dishwasher, intermittent weak wash and rinse

Norminn wrote:

I don't know if it applies to your situation, but might be worth a
try. Our dw leaked, so I
called the serviceman. He checked it out, only problem he felt
was soap residue causing
excessive suds which kept the water from draining. The solution
was to dump about a
quart of vinegar into the dw and run it through a cycle empty of
dishes or detergent. It worked.

Thanks. I read about the soap residue (from a google search) and the
vinegar application (from the service manual.) We used 2 cups of
vinegar, though. I'll try more. I also cleaned the soap residue from
around the door opening and checked that the water level float was