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I have bosch dishwasher SPS 2462 GB and spray arms don't rotate, there's no power in jets of water and there's no hot water. Please help

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    same issue here

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It needs a new impeller which comes with its housing for the main pump ... :)))

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The upper spray arm is powered by water from a tube that runs up the back of your machine on the inside. If the connection is not aligned, then the water can't get to the spray arm. My children use to knock mine out of kilter when they loaded the lower section. It's easy to see if the supports are not attached to the upper rack and a simple snap will get them back in place.
You may have clogged jets in the upper spray arm.It will need to be removed so that you can soak it in hot soapy water and then flush it with hot water. You may also need to take a toothpick or tweezer to remove any debris that clogs the jets.
Finally, check the bottom of your door on the inside of the dishwasher. It's amazing the "gunk" that can collect there. This gunk can be redistributed to your dishes. I put some soapy water in a cup and use an old toothbrush to clean this area. Then I rinse twice with hot water. Finally run the dishwasher with 1/2 cup of white vinegar while empty.
This should take care of your gritty dishes. I hope so. If it does, please come back to Fixya and rate my advice!

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Items still dirty after wash cycle in bottom tray. i opened door after few minutes to have look c and i think the bottom arm isn't moving round. given everything a thorough clean not sure what to do...


Your spray arm jets are probably clogged.
Depending on the model, the lower spray arm generally has a nut or thumb/butterfly screw (plastic) that you remove and then lift the spray arm off. I always soak mine in hot soapy water and then flush with hot water. If debris such as pieces of paper, bone, peelings are in there, you'll need to take a tweezer or toothpick to remove them from the jets. The upper spray arm usually has the same apparatus and you can follow the same procedure.
I hope these suggestions help your problem. If so please come back to Fixya and rate my advice!

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Hello this means the circulation pump would need to be replaced. You can purchase the part from the link below. Also there are several articles that explain how to work on Bosch dishwashers.
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Hi, Logmanup (slight bouts with dyslexia, sorry)

By "spinning water dispensers", I assume you mean the spray arms, right? OK... if they are getting clogged with debris it would be nice to know what kind of debris. Pieces of broken glass? Plastic? Lime scale? Iron? And yes, when they get clogged they won't rotate, won't allow pressurized water through and therefore won't clean the dishes.

For the purpose of this solution, I'll assume that there are little white particles clogging up the jets on the spray arms. This indicates hard water and lime scale build up.

Other than completely disassembling the entire motor/pump assy. (you really don't want to go there), the best way to clear this out of the system is to use an over the counter chemical called Dishwasher Magic or something similar. If the lime scale build up is really bad (and it sounds like it is), use a couple of bottles to start with and follow up with a bottle per month thereafter.

As an aside... If I assumed correctly about the lime scale build up, that means that it's also affecting other appliances as well. Mainly, your hot water heater. If you haven't done it before, please read this to perform maintenance on it. And a product something like this for your washing machine.

I hope this was helpful. Let us know if this works or not. If not, please write back and we'll go a little deeper.


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problem may be the spray arms blocked and this is not always apparant. they only rotate with water coming out of angled jets at the end. worthwhile taking the spray arms off, run water into the centre hole and see if anything comes into view
pump is an induction motor so normally would run at constant speed.

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if the arm is rotating freely when you give it a push by hand, then the problem is blockage in the jets in the arm - the arm only rotates with water coming out of angled jets at the end. take arm out, spray water in centre hole and whatever is blocking the jets should become visible. prize out with a paperclip or similiar

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