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My kenmore elite 766451297 sounds as if the arms are not turning also the dishes are dirty at the end of the cycle

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  • rgl8560 Apr 17, 2009

    the model number is 665.13763k601

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    My maytage wsher ,it sound like its working ,but the dishes come out dirty.

  • rgl8560 Apr 20, 2009

    actually I did do this. The dishwasher is only about 3 yrs old. Anyway, that did not help. The holes were all clear. ther really was not alot fo debris in the sump area.I anm baffled. Thanks for your input

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Depending on the age of the dishwasher, worst case your wash pump motor is failing (and will soon fail completely.)

But try this first:
-Check the all wash arms and unblock all holes that are blocked.
-If that does does not help., with a screw driver, remove the screws that holds the filter / shroud to the dishwasher base (under the lower wash arm, which must also be removed.)
-Take digital pictures of each step so you can put it back together.
-Rinse everything that has been removed, especially the filter.
-Inspect with a flashlight the whole sump area, remove all debris (watch out for broken glass!)
-Inspect the impeller to make sure it is not broken and is properly connected.
-Reassemble and test.

If this fails, the motor mention above needs to be replaced.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

  • Jeff Meyer Apr 20, 2009

    Hi there. Thanks for rating me as helpful.

    Do you have time to post back a quick comment telling me what you found and what fixed the problem? Thanks!!


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