GE Dishwasher problems

I have a GE Potscrubber 1200. As of late the soap seems to be collecting around the dispenser. The general performance of the unit seems to be degrading. Is there regular maintenance or a fix for these units ? Is it time to buy a new dishwasher ?
Thanks
Derek.-
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Hi,

Not a model#....some model# helps.... http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html

Something's to consider when you have a washing or draining problem.... http://www.applianceaid.com/drain_wash.html
Not much in mainteance except cleaning out any gookus from the bottom or sump area....a little cleaner once in a while will help....
http://www.repairclinic.com/referral.asp?R 3&N3478 DishwasherMagic: Specifically designed to clean dishwashers of lime scale, iron and soap scum buildup, safely and effectively.
jeff. Appliance Repair Aid http://www.applianceaid.com /
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Hi Derek,
I'd check the water fill level first. Start the DW, allow it to fill, and after it's started to wash, opeb the door and see how much water's in the tank. Should be partway up the float.
The fill valve screen can clog, and since your machine is 'time-fill', there can be too little water to do the job. Pretty common, especially on well water.
I discussed this in the January '04 issue of my newsletter. See item #2 of that issue, archived here:
http://www.DavesRepair.com/DRSNbackissues/drsn0104.htm
Hope that helps.
God bless,
Dave Harnish Dave's Repair Service New Albany, PA www.DavesRepair.com snipped-for-privacy@sosbbs.com 570-363-2404
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