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Most often the top rack not cleaning is a problem with the spray arm and stuff inside it stopping it from working properly. Sometimes there is a pump issue but usually not...I would first try to replace the top spray arm and see where that gets you. They are relatively inexpensive and if your DW is more then a few years old it is a good thing to do anyway.

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