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The lower arm on my Bosch dishwasher is not working

I have recently installed a new PC board in the machine, but working through all possible program combinations on the set-up sheet cannot get this lower arm to spin while washing. I have checked that it spins freely and is not blocked with food. The ENR No. of the machine is: SGS56E02GB/35. There are two exits for wash water, one for each rotor, as far as I can see the lower arm supply is not blocked. Help!

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SOURCE: bosch dishwasher arms dont spin, but turn freely

How do you know the arms are not moving? They are spun by the water jetting through them and they may be blocked. They just pull out and clip back in so run some mains water through them. Also if you put dishes or trays that are big they can obstruct the arms so give them a spin to see first.

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Lower spray arm does not spin on my bosch dishwasher

How to Check the Spray Arms Home > How To > Appliance > Dishwasher >Check 1x1.gif Caution: Please read our safety information before attempting any testing or repairs.
The pump/motor assembly pumps water up through the spray arms. The force of the water cause the arms to spin and spray the water and detergent mixture into the dish and glass racks. Some dishwashers have just one spray arm at the bottom in the tub, others have a second spray arm under or over the glass rack. Some dishwashers also have a spray tower that rises up out of the lower spray arm to concentrate an additional blast of water.

To access the bottom spray arm, remove the bottom dish rack. Reach in and spin the spray arms. They should spin freely. Lift up the spray arm from the end. There should some play in the arm allowing you to wobble it up and down. Inspect the seams of the arms for splits. If water sprays out of a seam, the dishes will not receive an adequate spray for proper cleansing and the force of the water directed at the door may cause leakage.
The lower spray arm may also have a spray tower. If it does, pull up the center part of it as far as it will extend and let it drop. It should lift and drop smoothly. You can also unscrew the tower by hand to inspect the interior for foreign objects that might clog it.
Remove the upper glass rack as necessary to access the upper spray arm. Repeat the steps above for the lower spray arm. The upper arm may not have as much wobble as the lower arm.
The water source for upper spray arm on some dishwashers may be through a tube which mates with the spray arm when the rack is pushed all the way back. Make sure that the rack is properly aligned with the water supply tube.
If necessary, the spray arm can be removed for cleaning or replacement. Unscrew the spray tower (if any) by hand and remove the bolt (if any) in the center of the spray arm. Otherwise lift and rock the spray arm until it comes off. Keep any washers in the same order as they are removed. To clean, soak it in warm water and rinse with a vigorous spray.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: bosch wae24363 washing machine, coming up with f17 error code please help

I had this same message last week. It is to do with the water intake (i.e. the water coming in to the back of the machine). If you have checked that the hose isn't trapped or kinked, unscrewed it and checked the filters at each end for blockages (rinse out if necessary), and you still get the F17 message, it may be because your water pressure is too low, in which case you need to contact your landlord (if you rent) or thames water if the problem is external (especially if there are any works going on near your house). Hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: bosch dishwasher no water coming from arms but not blocked

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Posted on Apr 21, 2010

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