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4 Tips If Your Dishwasher Fills Slowly

Having problems with your dishwasher? We have a few tips to help you figure out how best to solve it.

For more plumbing tips and tricks, check out our other blogs or call our five-star plumbing team at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Tacoma for more information!

A Slow Filling Dishwasher Could Be Screen

If your dishwasher takes forever to fill, a clogged inlet screen restricting the water flow might be the culprit. Open the lower access door at the bottom of the dishwasher and locate the inlet valve solenoid, typically on the bottom left.

In some cases you may have to pull the dishwasher out and put it on its back to have access to the solenoid. Try these 4 tips from the experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Tacoma:

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Mr. Rooter iconAbout the Author: Vincent Sposari, Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Tacoma

Vinnie has been a trusted plumber since 1989 and a Mr. Rooter owner since 1992. With over 31 years to back him, Vinnie has experience with a wide range of plumbing related solutions and systems. He and his team specialize in plumbing repairs, drain cleaning, emergency plumbing, and more.