Having problems with your Frigidaire 24 in. FDB635RF Built-in Dishwasher ?

We have a Frigidaire dishwasher model #FDB634RF bought new. It was used for a not very long period of time but developed problems due to well water with high lime content. now with good cleaning products available it is ready for use again. The problem is the top spray arm that refuses to rotate. I have taken the arm out and thoroughly cleaned it of deposits checked the supply line from the pump and checked the sump for any obstruction. The arm turns freely by hand but water just pours out the


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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 like new... However I have also foundthat if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad...So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to makesure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the onlinebuying...\012
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We have a Frigidaire dishwasher model #FDB634RF bought new. It was used for a not very long period of time but developed problems due to well water with high lime content. now with good cleaning products available it is ready for use again. The problem is the top spray arm that refuses to rotate. I have taken the arm out and thoroughly cleaned it of deposits checked the supply line from the pump and checked the sump for any obstruction. The arm turns freely by hand but water just pours out the


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 ... Frigidaire 24 in. FDB635RF Built-in Dishwasher

Dishes on top rack are not getting clean. the spray arm does rotate when I spin it by hand, but not sure it is spinning when door is closed. Water is present on the spray arm when I open the door to check. Can you suggest things I might check or tell me what may be occurring?


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Figidare dishwasher Upper arm not rotating, no water coming from top hole to fill upper arm.Lower arm rotates shoot water up cleaned filter screens. Check ball seems ok by pump, is there a location it (ck ball) should be? My upper arm is not rotating, things are coming out crusty, and it's definitely not getting water to the upper arm. My check ball seems to be plugging the tube the water goes up in.


It seems other posts were correct - The upper arm doesn't spin all the time. Once I learned that, and let the dishwasher cycle through, I saw that the upper arm does spin. So, there wasn't a problem with the upper arm afterall. That doesn't solve ... Dishwashers

Figidare dishwasher Upper arm not rotating, no water coming from top hole to fill upper arm.Lower arm rotates shoot water up cleaned filter screens. Check ball seems ok by pump, is there a location it (ck ball) should be?


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My ASKO dishwasher DW95.4 do not work well. There is a problem with the water curculation. The water level is OK. There is hardly any water comming out of the top spinning arm. The top spinning arm do not rotat. There is no obstruction. It spinns freely by hand. Please help


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Upper and lower arms rotate normally. 2nd level (center) arm doesn't rotate at all. Dismantled, checked and cleaned arm. No help. No obstructions in water channel.


No the parts does not wear out in one year.but in some cases it has been noticed with this problem.so the part needs to be replaced.Remove the washarm and check the wash arm support. there is a small white palstic piece on the top of the housin ... Frigidaire PLD4555RFC Dishwasher

I have a De Dietrich DV640JE1 built in 45cm Dishwasher, working fine for over 3 years. After replacing the connection under the sink to fix a leak it has stopped working. But I dont think this is related. I run a cycle and it fills water in the bottom of the machine, it drains it out in the end but the 2 arms are not rotating and no water comes out. I checked the arms and they are not blocked. A faint clunking sound can be heard at some part of the cycle. I did also run a cycle with the dr


Hello Benny,\015\012\015\012It's highly unlikely that replacing the connection under the sink is related to this problem.\015\012\015\012From the symptoms you describe, it's almost certain that the circulation pump motor has f ... Dishwashers

I have a cda cw 496 dishwasher, the water is draining and filling up to the machine, but the rotating arms are not getting the flow of water and not moving. I have checked the machine for blockages, checked the pipes etc and wonder whether it is an electronic programmer problem. PLease help


Sounds like the circulation pump. I had the same problem on my CW496. The original circulation pump was pretty cheap and nasty and although it was still working had lost a lot of power and was struggling to turn the rotating arms. The dishes were sti ... Dishwashers

Kenmore BuiltIn Dishwasher Stock 17512 Model 17512200 Type 575-0 Serail FM3309375 Probelm: Water sprays out of lower arm weakly, and not out of upper arm at all. Action taken: Unscrewed the 4 screws holding down the item underneath the lower spray arm, and then the small item under that. Found major refuse from years gone by, removed, cleaned. Reassembled, same issue. I suspect I have to get 1 more level down, to the intake for the pump? found 2 screws to remove, but was not suc


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My Kitchen Aid KUDS01FLSS2 dishwasher does not spray water thru the wash arms nor do they seem to turn. Additionally, one of the the bottom arms hits the "cap, internal rear feed" where it clips to "feed tube assembly" when rotated by hand. The spray arm assembly appears true on visual examination. The unit fills, cycles and pumps out in an apparent normal way. While on this site a while back I was advised to clean the unit and referred to a downloadable repair manual that was, in fact, not


Hi.The fact that "one of the the bottom arms hits the "cap, internal rear feed" where it clips to "feed tube assembly" would suggest a tubing problem. However there are more faults that will result in no spray. Testing in this case can be ... KitchenAid Dishwashers

Triton XL Dishwasher has difficulty cleaning the top rack. Water sprays in the bottom but does not seem to be as high pressure as it should be. I have taken off the water line to the top and middle rotating arms and they are clear.


Hello stove.... Typically the dishwasher water supply is located under the kitchen sink, so it has the same (should have the same) water pressure as the hot water to your sink. Turn on the hot water into the kitchen sink a ... GE Tritonr XL GSD6260JCC Dishwasher

Upper spray arm does not seem to be rotating and is leaving top rack of dishes dirty. I have already taken the arm off and checked for clogs and cleaned it


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I had a service tech at my house to repair my refrigerator. He also took a look at my Maytag WU504 dishwaser, which was not cleaning the dishes anymore. He was less familiar with dishwasher diagnosis, but found that the lower spray arm was pumping out water through the jets properly in the cycles, but that the spray arm was not rotating. He seemed stumped and called his supervisor, who suggested it might be the wash impeller. I have looked at the parts diagram on partselectdotcom and taken t


You are absolutely correct!!\015\012\015\012The support retaining nut allows the arm to spin without falling off.\015\012\015\012And it would definately cause dishes not to clean if the arm didnt rotate.\015\012\01 ... Dishwashers

GE Quietpower 2 spray arms not rotating. Sounds like pump is working and water is moving inside but arms are still in same position when I check to see if they've moved. Of course the dishes don't get clean. What's up with this?


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Recently there's been a white coating on dishes. Has to be scrubbed off manually or soaked in a vinegar/water solution. I flushed out the rotating arms to be sure water flows thru & it does. Checked bottom filter & basket...both clean. Twice used "finish" cleaner for dishwashers in the scrub cycle as directed. Turned off during drying cycle and now there is water across the bottom of the dishwasher. Next? Thanks for any help. Rosemary


Use any brand of dishwasher cleaner from a local store and run your dishwasher with it.I would also recommend that a calcium lime and scale remover be ran through your dishwasher to clean it out.\012this may have to be done a couple of times. ... Kenmore Dishwashers

Motor making loud noise. checked filter and rotating arm - no problems. seems to wash dishes or at least have water in during cycle . . .


HiSeems the noise is from foriegn debris( ie.chicken bone of pistachio shell, toothpicks) getting into macerator/chopper assembly, wouldnt panic just yet, give it a fewloads to try to clear itself, a few screws leading down through the top of m ... Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

Have Fisher-Paykel DD603 double-drawer dishwasher. Top drawer motor making loud noise. )Bottom drawer fine.) Still seems to wash and definitely pumps water but sounds like a "motor with a broken belt." Checked filter and rotating spray arm - no problems. (Found a little broken glass in filter; could be very old.) Suggestions?


If glass has gotten past the screen and into the pump, you may have a pcs. logged in the pump housing.\015\012Best way to correct this, is to remove the pump inlet and outlet lines and flush out with a water hose.\015\012Keep ... Dishwashers

Hi there I've got a Miele G572 dishwasher that works perfectly, except that it trips the circuit breaker when it tries to fill with water. The heating works, the timer advances, the spary arms rotate and it drains well. It is a second-hand unit that worked for about 3/4 of the first cycle, then it tripped the earth leakage detector. Cheers John


If it it is tripping the circuit breaker when filling , then the problem is localized to following parts:Inlet Valve.Wiring Harness to Inlet Valve.Water Level switch.Timer control Board.Afte ... Miele G2670SCSF Dishwasher

The upper rack side rail is loose where it attaches to the side wall of the dishwasher. It allows the upper rack to wobble. When the dishwasher is turned on, the force of the water pushes the rack forward so it detaches from the water supply and the arm does not rotate. The arm and connection are all clear and the arm is able to rotate, so those problems are not a factor. The wheels are in good condition. The left rail is a little loose; the right one is very loose. There must be a way t


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My bosch excel dishwasher has the following fault: start the cycle, water starts to fill but then check water light comes on and it then starts to empty again. Pump then keeps going. I have checked the hose and even swapped it round with my washing machine one but this makes no difference. I have cleaned all the filters and taken off the cover to check the 'propeller' as sugested in the instruction manual. But no joy - check water light still illuminated and willnot continue with cycle. - Help!!


This unit im sure has a water flowmeter that measures the water intake.. if this cannot read then the unit shuts down to avoid flooding.. \015\012it needs replacing... it is attached between the valve and the side tank or attached to the tank d ... Bosch Dishwashers

GE PDW8280 - MIDDLE ARM WILL NOT SPIN - WATER FLOWS AND SPINS FROM TOP AND BOTTOM ARMS - MIDDLE ARM HAS WATER FLOWING BUT WILL NOT SPIN. tOOK APART AND CLEANED - SPINS FREELY BY HAND BUT NOT DURING CYCLE. SUSPECT LOW WATER LEVEL? WATER IS ONLY UP TO BOTTOM OF HEATING ELEMENT


Take the whole middle spray arm assembly off -- spray arm and long tube that it is attached to. I cleaned the inside of the spray arm and found some odd stuff but it still didn't swing after the cleaning. I order all new parts and when I was repl ... GE 24 in. Profile PDW8280JSS Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher Water is not going through upper and lower spray arms. Checked overfill protector switch, inlet valve, inlet valve screen, pump blades move freely, Pumb motor is working , Water enters into machine but does not go throught spray arms. Water heats up, Machine will go through all cycles but without water going through spray arms. 650 / 690 series gldb656jso


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My new dishwasher ( KitchenAid Model # KUDE60FVSS3).Water remains in the tub after the cycle is finished. I have taken out the water and ran another load but the same thing happens. I have checked for obstructions and have taken the filter out and checked it. All seems OK. Do you have any other suggestions before I call my plumber.


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Whirlpool Gold Dishwasher - GU2700XTSB The top rack of the dishwasher is not cleaning. The bottom rack dishes clean fine. There are no clogs in either the bottom or top spinner arms, the plastic tube feeding water from the bottom pump to the top rack spinner arm is clean, the spinner arms all rotate freely and do not bind. Water pressure is correct and water temperature is correct. There are no lime or hardwater deposits or clogs. What could be the issue?


Hi,\012\012\012\012\012I\012have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained\012about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain\012to clean the things... Bought new ... Whirlpool GU2700XTSB / GU2700XTSQ / GU2700XTST Built-in Dishwasher

My Bosch SHU6605UC/23 will not fill up. I checked the water line, replaced the Water Fill Valve and took the lower spray arm assembly off to check the float. Still no water. What else should I check?


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