How do you start a Whirlpool dishwasher drain cycle?

How do you start a Whirlpool dishwasher drain cycle?

A long press of START/PAUSE button, will activate the DRAIN OUT function. The active program will be stopped and the water in the dishwasher will be drained out.

What would cause my Whirlpool dishwasher not to drain?

The most likely source of a clogged dishwasher drain is the filter. Tough food particles like popcorn kernels or wet chunks of paper from container labels can get caught in the filter and keep water from draining out of your dishwasher.

Can I use vinegar in Whirlpool washing machine?

As the washer is filling up with water, add 2-3 cups of white vinegar. Allow the washer to agitate for a minute, then pause the washer. Leave the vinegar to soak for 1 minute.

Where is the filter on a Whirlpool top load washer?

Usually, it will be on the bottom right of the washing machine, making access rather easy. Of course, your model may be different so you may need to consult the user’s manual or give your washer a quick look over to find it.

What is the average life of a Whirlpool dishwasher?

Here’s Who Wins the Battle of the Brands on Longevity

Electrolux and Frigidaire 10 years+
Kenmore 10-13 years
LG 10-15 years
Maytag, KitchenAid and Whirlpool 10 years

How do I reboot my Whirlpool?

Rotate your dial until you have the following three lights illuminated: RINSE, WASH, and STOP. Then turn off your washer and unplug it for ten seconds. When you turn it back on it should be reset. You can run a test load without any clothing to ensure that the reset worked.

How do I know if my Whirlpool dishwasher drain pump is bad?

To test if it is the impeller, first disconnect the washer from the sink then put the drain hose in a regular bucket. Next, put your dishwasher on drain and check how fast water comes out. Now, if it is just a trickle, you could be having a broken impeller (that’s why it is not pushing water enough).