Having problems with your Frigidaire FDP641RA Built-in Dishwasher ?

Top arm won't turn

\015 I have a frigidaire freestanding model # FDP641RaSI. The top arm will not spin during the cycle. There is nothing blocking it. I have cleaned it, run water through it and all seems well but during the cycle it does not move. ALso, When the cycle ws over there was a lot of garbage left in the bottom of my dishwasher. Obviously something is wrong but what?\015

Answers :

Approximatly how old is your dishwasher?\015\012
\015\012First step, clean the filter that is underneath the lower sprayer arm. You will probably need to remove several screws to clen it.\015\012
\015\012While the filter is off, inspect for debris in the pump area (watch out for broken glass that are almost invisible in the water left behind.)\015\012
\015\012Inspect the impeller for damage and repair/replace.\015\012
\015\012Reassemble the filter and spray arm - retest.\015\012
\015\012If the problems remain, the problem is often a failing (weak) pump motor and that is your next step unless you are going to replace with an Enery Star model.\015\012
\015\012Good Luck!
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