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Whirlpool dishwasher washer draws water OK heats water but does not pump water around just makes unusual noises indicating that the pump has failed, however it will drain the washer without a problem(does the same pump empty and wash). Thanks Jeff

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I had the exact same problem with my Whirlpool Quiet Partner IV. I removed the lower arm, and a couple of components below that, and got to the filter/grinder (that thing that chops up and filters the recirculated water before it goes to the pump that feeds the arms). The filter was completely clogged. I used a knife to scrap away the foodstuffs, put everything back together and all worked excellent. Just goes to show you that you should rinse your plates before to place them in the dishwasher.

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Usually seperate pumps for wash and drain. may be the motor capacitor failed

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