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Top rack of dishwasher not getting clean - Dishwashers
The most common problem with the top rack not getting clean, is either the middle spray arm is broken and not turning (if equipped) or on some model the pop up spray arm is either clogged with debris and not turning or the pop up part is broken. Make sure to check the spray arm under the top rack, if your has one, to make sure the feed tube is attached all the way from the side to the spray arm part. If part is missing or broken, as this is often the case, you will need to determine which parts are either missing or broken, and replace those parts. If the pop up part is missing or broken, this piece comes usually with the bottom spray arm in an assembly. Your owners manual should be able to direct you further.
It could be that your dishwasher was recalled. You can quickly browse through recalled dishwashers here to make sure yours isn't one of them. Hope that helps!
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