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I have a Frigidaire dishwasher, FDB-1100RHC, that is not cleaning dishes. My fiance cleaned the trap at the bottom of the washer, removing both the small basket and the larger mesh grid. After replacing both, the washer doesn't seem to have enough water pressure to spin the lower and/or upper arms. If I interrupt a cycle and open the door, water is dribbling out of the upper arms, but they are not rotating and do not move from whatever position you place them in. Both arms are completely uno


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Hello :)

don't feel bad, I run into this kind of problem at least once a week.
\015\012It does sound like the pressure isn't there so you're not getting water to the upper spray arm. What you need to do is take the pump apart, which isn't that hard with a little patience, and clean it up good.
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\015\012Here is a little diagram that will guide you if needed.
\015\012Also, everything can be done from the inside of the dishwasher. No need to pull anything out.
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\015\012http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=FDB1100RHC0&productCategoryId=0130000&brandId=1428&modelName=DISHWASHER&diagramPageId=00004&componentDescription=MOTOR%20&%20PUMP&documentId=R0812016&backToLink=Return%20to%20Sub%20Components%20list
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