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The top agitator won't spin - Dishwashers


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I have a Frigidaire Ultra Quiet Plus dishwasher. The top spray arm isn't spinning during wash. The bottom spins fine and I can spin the top freely by hand. It appears there is not enough water pressure gettig to the top spray arm. Any suggestions? Tanks, Sam


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