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Integrated Diplomat dishwasher not cleaning dishes!

\015 Hi. I have an integrated diplomat dishwasher (don't know which model - can't find paperwork!) which is 2 years old. Unfortunately, the way it is integrated I can't easily get it out or get into the back; I can't even get the panel off the bottom front without taking off doors and skirting boards to access the screws. Aaarrggh!So anyway, I had a drain blockage a week or so ago which was discovered when my dishwasher and washing machine backed up into the sink. Then, once the blockage was cleared, and despite the drain running clear, the dishwasher refused to complete a cyle. It always made the right sounds at the start of the cycle but, usually after about 20 mins, it would stop, beep 4 times and flash the lights in a cycle of 4 flashing green, pause for 1, 4 flashing and so on (the cycle-select and run lights, if I remember correctly). Now, this had happened before (about a year ago) and I reckoned the same thing had happened; ie the anti-flood switch had activated and the bottom just needed to be dried out. Because of the installation issue I emptied all the water out of the inside that I could and just kept a warm atmosphere in the room for a few days and waited. So a few days later I tried it and everything seemed tickety-boo; the cycle completed and I heard the finishing beeps, checked and the lights were just as they should be for the cycle completing. Woo-hoo! How bummed out was I when I opened it up and found that the dishes were still dirty. It HAD filled with water, heated it up, popped the tablet dispenser door (tablet still in bottom - soggy but intact), emptied, refilled to rinse, emptied again; the whole shebang. I'm guessing that the arms aren't spinning or spraying at all but have cleaned them and ensured they can spin but to no avail. I have run the cycle several times and the only missing sound is the spraying/ spinning of the arms but i does run all the way through the cycle and completes (it thinks!). No error light now at all.Obviously, I'm trying to fix the problem AND avoid having to dismantle my kitchen so any advice to narrow down the problem would be greatly appreciated.RegardsDoug\015

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