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Kenmore E71195 Dishwasher fills, but will not wash will not drain

\015 I took the cover off the inside so I could reach the impeller, when I spin it by hand I hear a grinding sound, like something is rubbing against the commutator of the motor. My question, are these brushless motors? Could the brushes have worn out so the springs are pushing or are there only bushings that might be shot? If they are brushless motors this is futile. When the timer kicks on to start the motor I can see it move about a quarter of an inch, like it tries to start but is either impeded or can't go any farther. This thing has been cleaning pretty poorly over the past few months even though I've cleaned it many times, I'm inclined to just replace it for something newer that works better. Your advice?\015

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