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Top spray not functioning in dishwasher

The dishes in the upper rack of my Whirlpool dishwaher (GU2500XTPS3) are not getting cleaned properly. It appears that the top sparay is not disrtibuting the spray properly. I put little bowls at several palces on the top rack and diagnosed that there was no sprays at the 2 endsi n the middle of the rack . How can I repalce the top spray as there is no diagram for part replacement? TX

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The top rack is not cleaning because of low water pressure from the wash motor to the upper spray arm.
Assuming the top spray arms are clear of debris, remove the lower spray arm and lower feed tube to access the wash motor. Remove the 4 torx screws and the filter (accumulator assembly). Remove the torx screw and the inlet protector that covers the chopper assembly. Make sure the chopper is not broken (broken chopper will fill with debris and block water flow). While holding the chopper blade, reach inside the "D" shaped opening on top of the motor and spin the wheel/motor by hand in each direction to make sure either the chopper gear or the motor gear that drives the chopper is not broken. Replace the chopper if necessary (part # 8268383). If the motor gear is broken, replace the sump and motor assembly (part # 8535150). Remove any debris from the sump area in the process.
You don't have to shut the power off to the dishwasher because the door will be open, but if you feel more comfortable, do so.
Good luck!

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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