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Upper sray arm is getting water,rotates slowly, very top sray head gets none, lower sray arm spins but is not sraying very high, bad pump?


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Upper sray arm is getting water,rotates slowly, very top sray head gets none, lower sray arm spins but is not sraying very high, bad pump?


... Kenmore 16583 Dishwasher

The top and bottom spray arms were not rotating. We assumed there was a fault with the pump. We replaced the pump. The bottom arm now spins and sprays water but the top arm will spray water but does not spin.


Hi\015\012\015\012Please check if something is blocked near the top spray arm, also make sure that all holes are oopen. Use a sharp metal pin to clean the holes on the top spray arm. Make sure the water pressure is not low. \015\012 ... Dishwashers

My kenmore 665 dishwasher will not pump water to the lower and upper spinner arms. The pump entry screen assy seems to have one tear in it and is dirty. However water does come out if I take off the lower arm assy. Is this a sign that the pump is bad and is not pumping enough water to move the arms or is there another problem?


The pump is probably defective (low pressure). Enough to spin the bottom but not the top. ... Kenmore Dishwashers

Kenmore (Whirlpool) 655 1589910 Dishwasher. Fills with water, motor makes horrible noise (buzzing / loud hum). Dishes do not wash and there is no evidence that any water pumped up to the spray arms. Spray arms are not clogged. We have a fully functioning water softener so it is not a hard water issue. Unit does drain normally. Either filter is badly clogged or pump is bad. How do I get to these parts to check them out?


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Recently our GU1100XTLQ1 started having a problem. It barely cleans the bottom rack, and barely gets top rack wet. The soap stays stuck in the dispenser. I can't see inside as it runs, but my guess is that not enough water is being shot out of the various spinning arms. From looking at diagrams it would appear that this dishwasher uses a pump to circulate water from the bottom of the cavity through the spinning arms. Is my problem a dying pump?


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Model PDW8200J10WW Upper spary arm not spinning, dishes in the top tray do not get clean, usually have 'grit' on them. Took spray arm out and verified no blockage in the arm itself but can find instructions to remove the bottom spray arm and pump cover to check for items in the pump intake. Any thoughts??? Thanks...


... GE Dishwashers

Noticed dishes on top shelf not entirely clean. Ran machine empty and opened many times during wash. Noticed that Lower Spray Arm works as expected, but Middle Spray Arm turns only 1/8 or less, then Lower Arm spins again. Schematic with Use and Care manual just says pump motor switches from one to the other in certain cycles, but I don't see this happening. Looked for obstructions to water flow and pressure seems normal. Is control for this function part of the pump, or in the control panel?


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I have a one year old Kenmore Dishwasher model # 587.15100981 that will not spin, water will fill and empty but will not cycle or spin the arms. I cannot find any obstruction in tube, or anything in the arms, they both will spin easily. I have ran the dishwasher with nothing in it, and it does the exact same thing, would I be better off financially buying a new one, or repairing the pump?


... Kenmore 24 in. 17483 Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher fills with water, but spray arms don't spray water or spin. As the cycle moves forward, water is eventaully pumped out (so the pump is working). i've selected different cycles with the knob on the front of the machine but they all work the same.... no swishing with the spray arms. When the cancel button is pushed, the water is pumped out... as it should. Thanks for the help.


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My Bosch dishwasher, S9J1F will not clean things properly, I've changed the arms, cleaned it. I think the arms don't seem to spin properly, (I bypassed the door switch so I could see them spin)I have tried new arms though, pump pressure or ?


Not enuff water in it or pump blockage or bad pump impeller. if you ran it with the door open even if the arms didn't turn you should have got drenched is the bottom covered with water about 1 inch deep some times the fill valve screens get clogged a ... Bosch Dishwashers

I have an asko D3450 dishwasher. Washer makes buzzing/humming noise at start of cycle and then randomly through cycle. I checked the sump and pump appears to be clean and impeller spins freely. The cycle seems to work ok. Water is pumping out ok. If you open the door to stop the cycle, the buzzing will continue for a few minutes then stop. If the cycle is restart, the buzzing starts again. The vibrations seem to originate from under the lower spin arm.


If the sound is a bussing - it is the capacitor mounted to the pump. It is failing.Shown here (big white cylinder on right of pic).. ... Asko 24 in. D3450 Dishwasher

Siemens aquavario Pump pressure is insufficient to spin the washing arms. Seems to take and drain water ok. As far as I can feel in the pump inlet there is nothing there. Is there an outlet filter (before the arms) and if so - where...?


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Dishwasher does not pump water to top sprayer arm. bottom sprayer arm spins freely and water is being pumped through


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The dishwasher doesn't seem to have nearly enough water in it. The upper sprayer arm doesn't seem to be spinning when running (I open the door and look really quick) and the lower one looks like it barely spins and barely sprays water. The dishes are barely wet and the soap is just laying on the bottom. The water is on, there are no kinks in the supply line. It sounds like it is running, and pumps pumping, but being brand new I am not sure what it should sound like. It certainly doesn't sound li


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I have a frigidaire dishwasher - model number PLDB998AC1. There are two spray arms in this dishwasher - lower and upper. The lower works fine but the upper spray arms are not spinning. There is what I think adequate water pressure coming in from the top but no movement on the upper spray arm. Here is what I know: 1) The water pressure and spray arms alternate between top and bottom. 2) The upper spray arm moves freely when I push it gently. 3) I have removed the pump and cleaned out an


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GE Triton seems to lack pump pressure to rotate the wash arms.


1)please check the impeller nut is loose.\015\012\015\0122) please check the hose connected to the arm any block.\015\012 ... GE Tritonr XL GSD6260JCC Dishwasher

Hello, Im trying to diagnose poor cleaning of glasses in the top rack of my Fridigaire FDB751SCB0. everything seems to work fine but while testing I noticed the upper arm isn't spinning. the lower arm is. i believe the pump is working as water is spayed everywhere inside but no matter which position I leave the upper arm in, I find it in the same place when I open the door. what could cause the upper arm to not get water preventing it from spining?


Hello; first thing to check, which you don't mention, is which side of the glasses aren't coming clean; the outside, which would be caused by the TOP spray not working properly, or the INSIDE, which would be caused by the spray BELOW the top rack not ... Dishwashers

I have a Bosch SHX98M dishwasher and the top arm will not rotate. I can see water coming out of the holes when open during a cycle and I have made sure there are no obstruction for the arm or anything stuck in the arm feed line. I just had a technician here who was at a loss and did not think the pump was bad since alot of water is being pushed around inside. The bottom arm works fine.


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We have a Frigidaire dishwasher model #FDB634RF bought new. It was used for a not very long period of time but developed problems due to well water with high lime content. now with good cleaning products available it is ready for use again. The problem is the top spray arm that refuses to rotate. I have taken the arm out and thoroughly cleaned it of deposits checked the supply line from the pump and checked the sump for any obstruction. The arm turns freely by hand but water just pours out the


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works li ... Frigidaire 24 in. FDB635RF Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher spray arms don't spin & spray water


Go here www.partselect.com/repair.aspx?appliance=dishwasher&part=dishes-not-clean - ... Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489 Built-in Dishwasher

On our electric pressure washer. Nolonger works. Disconnected the pump from motor. Motor spins freely. My guess is pump is bad?mike


Good guess. You can find parts at: www.pressure-washer-parts.com\015\012They handle comet pumps. See if you can find the number on the pump. Not a bad brand of ... Comet GXD2527G Pressure Washer Pump

I have a Whirlpool Gold Quiet Partner III that is 8 years old and recently stopped cleaning top rack dishes. I remember finding a mylar like piece in the bottom of the tub and threw it away thinking it came off of something we washed (I know, bad thinking.) The mylar piece measured roughly 3-4inx2in and was folded in half. Anyways....the upper arm does not spin and the detergent doesnt get fully dispensed so dishes dont get fully cleaned. I am guessing not enough water pressure to upper arm. Wou


I'm having a similar issue. Are you sure the arm isn't moving at all?\015\012\015\012Generally what I'm finding is either you have a clog or the pump motor is bad.\015\012Hear is the service manual.\015\012 ... Dishwashers

Wash arms wont spin .it fills with water and goes thru normal cycle and will pump the water out but no water gets to the washer arms.


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My dishwasher runs but does not have enough pressure to clean the dishes or turn the spray arms. Arms spin freely. I have removed and cleaned the screens in the bottom of the dishwasher. I also have removed the large pump and checked it for damage..no problems found. Model SHU43CO5UC / 17


Hi.Below a list of things to check.Check the water inlet at the back, ensure that the hose is not clogged or kinked, and that there is sufficient pressure.Ensure that the machine is not underfilling. Test the water ... Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

It appears that there is not enough water pressure through the sprayers to to wash food 'deposits' off the plates and dishes.We have well water and it has a some what high lime content so I suspact that there is some calcium / lime clogging in the machine. I thought of removing the pressure pump to see if that is clogged up but before doing this, have you any other sugestions(i.e run vinegar through the pump? ). The holes in the sprayer . rotating arms appear to be clean.The machine has been e


The water-inlet valve lets water enter the machine. Make sure it’s not clogged. There is a screen on the inside of the valve, this sometimes gets clogged up with debris. There is a video of this at ... Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher
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