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Top arm doesn't spin

No error codes and everything thing else works fine. Cleaned all arms too.

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It is important to know that the upscale LG diswashers alternate between washing the top and bottom rack. So it is normal for some arm to not be turning at certain times.
Also, if this dishwasher is set to half load, bottom only, the top arm will never turn.

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