Having problems with your Bosch 24 in. SMU70 Built-in Dishwasher ?

I have a Bosch dishwasher Model No: SMU7056UC/14. The top rack does not seems to be cleaning good. I took out the filters under the lower wash arm and cleaned out the pump area. Any ideas would be very helpful. Tom


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I have a Bosch dishwasher Model No: SMU7056UC/14. The top rack does not seems to be cleaning good. I took out the filters under the lower wash arm and cleaned out the pump area. Any ideas would be very helpful. Tom


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works li ... Bosch 24 in. SMU70 Built-in Dishwasher

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