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Blades not spinning

My neff dishwashers blades aren't spinning and nothing is coming out clean. i also suspect that the water in it is not hot enough. how can i solve this??

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Re: Blades not spinning

Open door while working and check water is coming out of the jets in the spray arms. if so, remove spray arms and clean. fault may be caused by debris in the end jets which being at an angle are used to turn the arms by the water spraying out. this is not related to water temp. only way to check this is to open up at the end of heat cycle and see how hot water is

Posted on Apr 24, 2007

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My dishwasher (GLD5850L000S) doesn't clean because none of the blades are spinning. Water is coming out of them with great force - the little holes in the blades are unclogged, but they just do not...

Hi, W/D here.

Look again at the spray arms. They have slots on the edges of them, near the tips of the arms. Thats what causes them to spin. Most likely, your clogs are there. If you can remove the spin arns, do so, and clean everything over the sink. You'll find it easiest to clear any plugging by back washing it with the sink faucet. Use a toothpick to help dislodge the debris.

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