How To Clean Whirlpool Dishwasher Trap References. Remove the section of the trap (dead easy) to do it on a bench so you can see what you are doing. Dishwasher filter maintenance ensures your whirlpool dishwasher lasts a long time.
Twist the filter assembly in a counterclockwise direction, to unlock it soak the filter (for around five minutes) in warm water that contains a mild detergent use a soft brush to gently scour the limescale that is on the filter’s body Remove the section of the trap (dead easy) to do it on a bench so you can see what you are doing. Whirpool recommends cleaning your dishwasher with baking soda and vinegar or with the affresh® dishwasher cleaner.