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Washes fine doesn't drain.

I bought my dishwasher about 6 months ago used and it had a lot of lime buildup on the heating element on the bottom. After we bought it we cleaned it often with vinegar. The lime started to chip off and now the dishwasher still runs but doesn't drain at all. I have started taking it apart, but my question is does anyone have a clue where i should look to see if the lime scaling has built up and clogged the drain? Or do you think the pump needs to be replaced? Or how could i clean the pump? Thanks! email me for pics or questions! azpoulton@hotmail.com

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I had the same problem, solution was simple.I removed the cover and there is a small white wheel on the right lower side, not where the motor is..it was not turning, i just restarted the whell movement by hand then carefully oiled with wd40.

works great again

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