Having problems with your GE Profile PDW8600J Built-in Dishwasher ?

The middle cleaning arm is not spinning and the dishes are cloudy and not getting as clean.


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The spray is probably clogged due to hard water. that is also the reason for the cloudy looking dishes. go to www.dishwasherfilter.com and get there new system to fix this problem once and for all.
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