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Grinding noise my dishwasher is running through it's cycles, but it's making a grinding noise. Is this significant? What is wrong? What can I do?


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Grinding noise normally comes from drain pump or a circulation pump, a tech has to see which one it is .or if you want when it goes in drain mode see if you hear it then,if not then it the other. let me know if i have been of some help.
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