Cleaning a dishwasher filter?

Old 06-02-19, 06:15 PM
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Cleaning a dishwasher filter?

We have never had a dishwasher that needed to have it's filter cleaned, but one we are looking at does.

Looks like a decent machine, has a SS tub, and will match our brand new refrigerator. Oh, and it is cheap. Only the filter has to be manually cleaned.

Is that a big deal? Do you clean it every load, every 10 loads? Thanks.
Old 06-02-19, 07:01 PM
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We just bought a Kitchen Aid. They're all the same. Here is the filter cleaning schedule.

It is very easy to remove and maintain the flters. The chart below shows the recommended cleaning frequency.RECOMMENDED TIME INTERVAL TO CLEAN YOUR FILTERNumber of Loads Per Week If you only scrape before
loading*If you scrape and rinse
before loadingIf you wash before loading8–12 Every 2 months Every 4 months Once per year4–7 Every 4 months Once per year Once per year1–3 Twice per year Once per year Once per year*Scrape excess food into the trash or food disposer prior to loading the dishwasher. We recommend this practice because it will
conserve the water and energy that you would have used to prepare your dishes. This will also save you time and effort

This is suppose to be in chart form but it didn't copy well. It will be in you user manual.

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