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I am a licensed plumber who installed a frigidaire fdb1o5rem1 dishwasher for a customer about 2 years ago. It has water to the solenoid valve and the screen is clean. I can see water coming in to the unit on left side through the port hole on the inside of the unit. Dishes do not get clean and it doesnt act like water is being distrubuted inside the dishwasher. Soap never gets washed away from door. Dishwasher makes funny sound in mid cycle like the pump is not running in wash cycle. Discharge p


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I can see from what you have described (by the way it is a very clear and precise description which is very helpful), there is a problem in the water circulation system. These dishwashers use an alternating water flow method to split the water circulation between lower and upper wash arms in alternate cycles.
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\015\012The way it is done is by use of a small ball that reciprocates between two holes in the water distributor. See item 58 in this diagram. It is possible this ball is blocking the pump impeller and causing the grinding noise.
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\015\012You will have to open the assembly and check it out. You may need to replace some of the parts if the damage is too severe as there is a degree of precision required for the water jet to go through the right contour to create the flow.
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\015\012Good luck. Take photographs at each stage so that you know what goes where.
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