Having problems with your GE 24 in. Profile PDW8280JSS Built-in Dishwasher ?

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


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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 replacing the tube assembly ( this is the part that kind of plugs into the water supply half way up) that the arm is attached to I noticed an amazing amount of gunk inside and guessed this is what was causing the problem. Since I had the new part I changed them out anyway and the arm is swinging freely again.
That water level does sound a bit low, perhaps you should bend the arm on the switch a bit to adjust that. However, that shouldn't cause one arm to malfunction when the others work. Double check for clogs -- usually only one or two holes are used to move it usually out near the ends. A small piece of glass is a common culprit. Another possibility is that the line leading to it is clogged or crimped.
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