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I have a 13 year old Siemens SE64630GB. It isn't cleaning items in the upper basket and I believe it's due to lack of water pressure in the upper spray arm leading to little or no rotation of the arm. Have cleaned out the drainage pump and removed and cleaned both the water feed pipe to the upper arm (a lot of gunk in there) and the spray arm itself (which also had blocked nozzles) - no apparent blockages now. Could there be a blockage in the circulation pump and if so how do I access this pump


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Dishwasher pumps dry, adds and heats water, but does not go through wash cycle. It apparently continues through all cycles, but never pumps the water through the spray arms in either wash or rinse cycles. spray arms are both free and clean, no debris anywhere obvious.


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