Question about Dishwashers
SOURCE: upper basket spray arm
Have you checked that the cover for the water inlet at the top where it connects to the spray arm is attached? It could have worked loose. Just re-attach and your spray arm should "miraculously" start rotating again!!
Posted on Aug 26, 2008
Make sure the filter inside the dishwasher is cleaned out and read about my advice for dishwashers for more tips.
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Posted on Feb 25, 2009
If someone is putting dishes in the washer and obstructing the spray ams that would cause food to stay on dishes. After loading dishwasher and pushing in baskets make sure the spray arm doesnt hit any of the dishes causing them to not clean properly. If that doesnt work or is definately not your problem try removing the spray arm and seeing if it has food inside of it. Some times they get food build up in them and need to be flushed out.
Posted on May 12, 2009
SOURCE: food particles remain on dishes
This was fixed on my unit by taking out the chopper assembly and cleaning the screen. There is full spray on top now. The screen on the chopper assembly actually had some plastic on it that was hard to see, but was blocking most of the holes. Since this was blocked, the pump couldn't pull enough water to push it to the upper spay arms. My chopper was actually broken so it wasn't clearing the screen, so I had to replace it. That will probably help prevent this from happening again, but if you ask me, the unit was designed poorly for handling normal debris that comes off of plates. I'd recommend inspecting this regularly to keep it clean.
Posted on Sep 27, 2009
Sprayers require water to pass through the jets to provide motion to the arms.
Remove the sprayer from the machine and look for blockages. (Removal should be easy, at it is expected that the user will need to clean the jets occasionally; If you have any problems removing it, consult your manual).
Posted on Dec 14, 2009
Testimonial: "Thanks for a speedy and v helpful reply. Sounded obvious, but I hadn't checked the water inlet(which was calcified)just the jets on the arm itself! "
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