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Makes a squealing sound and will not clean the dishes


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First thing to check (and the easiest) is open the door and remove the bottom wire tray. Now check for debris around the sprayer and the drain at the bottom middle of the dishwasher. Sometimes it is just gunk that has built up and sometimes somebody (i.e. a child) has put something in the dishwasher that shouldn't have been put in there. Make sure the sprayer arm turns easily. If not, figure out what is preventing its movement.
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\015\012Now, if it is not that, then there is a more serious problem either with the motor (bearings going bad) or the gearbox (gears going bad). Time to call the service technician or if the unit is really old, buy a new one and save the service call fee to come out and tell you to buy a new one because the motor and/or the gearbox plus labor will cost as much as a new one.
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