Having problems with your Maytag 24 in. MDB7601A Free-Standing Dishwasher ?

Upper arm not rotating , not claening the upper dishes


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Check to see just before powering on this item, if any dish is stopping it or on its pathway..Open it and give it a push to turn and observe if it stops by any dish..
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Upper arm not rotating , not claening the upper dishes


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GLD5900N00WW I have noticed that my dishes in the upper racks are not getting clean. I emptied the dishwasher and ran it without dishes. I noticed (when I opened the door mid cycle) that the bottom arm is rotating but the upper arm does not appear to be rotating. Any ideas why this is and how I might be able to fix it?


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