Understanding the Cycles of a Dishwasher

Posted by in Home Improvement Tips, on May 8, 2017

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Watch the full episode: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/watch/ask-toh-generator-wood-floor Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey takes host Kevin O’Connor inside a dishwasher to explain each cycle. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Steps: 1. A dishwasher begins the cycle by running a discharge pump to empty any remaining liquid in the machine.
2. Next, hot water enters from the side and fills a reservoir at the bottom until it activates a float. In some cycles, an electrical element can heat the water to sanitize dishes.
3. Once the reservoir is filled, a pump sprays water and soap all over the dishes.
4. At the end of the cycle, the pump will discharge water out of the drain.
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