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Installed an older model dishwasher for a friend power works oes throuth the cycles but its not pumping water into the uniT there is no clogs and i hear the pump turn on. unsure why its not getting water into the unit another friend thinks its cause the air tube isnt hooked up but i think it may be something more then that any ideas


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You will need to disassemble the bottom part where the bottom rotary spray nozzle is(the part that shoots water upwards). The impeller might have come loose or it is clogged in that area.
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Installed an older model dishwasher for a friend power works oes throuth the cycles but its not pumping water into the uniT there is no clogs and i hear the pump turn on. unsure why its not getting water into the unit another friend thinks its cause the air tube isnt hooked up but i think it may be something more then that any ideas


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