Having problems with your GE GHDA470MWW / GHDA470MBB Built-in Dishwasher ?

GE Dishwasher, model: GHDA470MBB When you turn it on, the motor seems to run for a minute or two and then just stop. It started not cleaning the top rack, I ran JetDry hardwater cleaner in it. Then the bottom rack didn't seem to be getting clean either. Next, it just doesn't seem to work at all as described above. It is fairly new, bought July 2006 (but wasn't used from March 08 to August 08). Thank you for your advice.


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