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Arms not turning - Kenmore Dishwashers
I understand by reading your post which indicates it is a Kenmore dishwasher you appear to have a concern with, however if you could provide the model number I'd be better equipped and most certainly able to help without generalizing.
Hopefully you can appreciate there are many variations of dishwashers even within the "Kenmore" brand name machines. I'll watch for your reply and try and help going forward. Thank you.
If the water inlet\015\012valve is fine and it fills with water then the issue seems to be with the float\015\012switch assembly that is bad and should be replaced. Float assembly is found\015\012inside the dishwasher's tub, on the bottom. The water that fills the dishwasher\015\012lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for\015\012the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby\015\012shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may\015\012interfere with dishwasher's filling and/or draining ability. Use voltmeter to\015\012test the switch. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Take each probe and\015\012touch them to one switch terminal each. This should produce a reading of either\015\012zero or infinity. Continue to touch the probes to the terminals, and press down\015\012on the switch's button. The reading should change to the opposite extreme. If\015\012the switch fails either of these tests, you should replace it. Hope this helps...please post back for\015\012further assistance.
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