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Not enough water Pressure to clean dishes, 6yr old Bosch

I know the arms are rotating, I have run the dishwasher with no soap or dishes several times. There is not enough water pressure to clean the dishes. I have added more water after the cycle started to see if the water level would make a difference in the pressure, it did not. The rotating arms (both) where removed and cleaned to ensure the water would flow. I have run the dishwasher with vinegar and other solutions to see if I could unclog lines with no luck. I have rigged the door so I could watch process while open, it is definately the pressure from the pump, there is there a possiblity of a line being clogged causing this, (yes I got wet, but not too since the pressure is low).

This washer worked well for several years before. I do notice that the dishwasher 'cube' did not always disolve. The glasses come out white and dirty now, with grit.

How do I unclogg lines on the Bosch builtin dishwasher?
How do I get to the pump? Does it need replacing or repair or adjusting?

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Replace the pump, if you go through the trouble of repairing the pump and all the disassembly and then more problems will probably ensue. As far as location it is usually located under the washer. Accessed through the front service panel. Make sure you follow all safety procedures #1 being unplug the washer or turn off breaker prior to proceeding.

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