Having problems with your Frigidaire PLDB998A Built-in Dishwasher ?

I have a Frigidaire dishwasher and there is not any water coming out of the top wash arm. There is good water pressure coming out of the lower washarm. I pulled out the dishwasher and can see the water going to the top washarm through the tube and it goes up very slowly. I took out the "check ball" below the lower washarm and it worked good. I put the "check ball" back in and ran the machine on "Upper Rack" and it still does not have any water coming out of the upper washarm. It doesn't seem lik


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\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. Please check that there is no gunk or mold\015\012behind the filter screen and under the cover at the bottom. Now check the water\015\012inlet valve which is located behind the lower access panel on the left/right\015\012side of the Dishwasher. If the water inlet valve is bad you’ll need to replace\015\012it. Please also check the main water line for clogs/obstructions. If still the\015\012issue is not resolved then it’s a bad float switch and needs to be replaced. Please\015\012do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further\015\012assistance.
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