You can prevent an unnecessary repair to your pump by cleaning your filter regularly. It’s an easy job – just take out bottom tray, lift the cylindrical filter out and wash it in warm water. 

Clean the spray arms. These can get blocked with food like rice and sweetcorn. It’s another easy job and means you won’t need to replace the spray arms. Simply pull the low tray out and lift the two spray arms out to clean.

Depending on the hardness of water in your area, you may need to top up on dishwasher salt and rinse aid treatments monthly.  Your machine will probably tell you when you need to do thisFollow your manual instructions for replenishing these products. 

After refilling salt, always run a short water rinse to avoid corrosion from any salt spillage.