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My kitchenaid dishwasher won't wash. The clean light blinks and if I can get it to cycle, it turns on to ''2 minutes'', during which 2 minutes it makes some washer-like sounds but doesn't clean, dry or spit out any water. Before this, I wash having trouble getting my dishes clean. I wash able to get the bottom rack clean using the heavy duty cycle, but the top rack still didn't clean


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