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Top wand does not spin

On my Frigidaire Model # RDB510LCS0 built in the top wand does not spin and spray water when the dish washer is running so thing are not getting very clean. The wand seems to spin free by hand. Thanks for any help you can give.
Bob

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  • fitzincc Mar 09, 2009

    I've got the same issue. I've confirmed the water is making it around to the top through the hose on the side but there is never enough pressure to spin it. While I had the bottom filter out for cleaning I turned on the washer with the door open and the pressure is good, real good, big mess. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks,

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You may have a water volume problem.

The water fill sequence on most washers is timed. Insufficient water at the bottom of the washer will cause the pump to cavitate.
Ensure water is filling to just under the heating element.

You can fix this by isolating the water and electricity then remove the fill solenoid. Inside the solenoid is a top hat filter screen. This screen captures sedement.

Once the sedement was removed on my washer the wands turned

My machine also had a check valve on the bottom near the back of the machine that was blocked.The valve needs to work freely in order for the pump to build pressure. The check valve can be removed from the top by turning the assembly counter clock wise.








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