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Fridigaire FDB510LCS3 Dishwasher not washing dishes

I bought the dishwasher in March and everything was fine until last month when I noticed it was no longer cleaning the dishes and the detergent was not even being distributed. During cycles it is not making the same noises, either. I am now hand washing my dishes and rinsing them in the dishwasher. We've checked for clogs or debris and not found any. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2007

    same thing, new fridgeair and not washing

  • horowitzbar Dec 11, 2007

    the dishwasher no longer has water going threw the agitar arms. water goes into the basin and drains but does not wash the dishes

  • mpsut May 02, 2008

    6 mnth. old Frigidaire does not drain does not dry.

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    Yup. 18-month old Frigidaire and it's not cleaning. Dishes sometimes come out dirtier than they went in. Paid the vendor's service department (Randy's Appliance Service in Stouffville) to service it and it's still not working. Basically, he said it's the bottom of the line Frigidaire product and if it doesn't work, it doesn't work. There's nothing he can do about it. That advice cost me $74 but he did mention that it seems to be physically operating fine and we should use preheated water and change the detergent we use, but it's made no difference.

  • Anonymous Dec 05, 2008

    My Problem is the dishwasher will not dry the dishes. I GUESS I NEED A HEATING ELEMENT! Approx 18 months old also. NOT GOOD!

  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    4 month old Frigidaire FDB510LCS3 that won't get through the rinse cycle. The dial won't move past one particular spot in the cycle.

  • Traci Lynam Sep 01, 2012

    I also have this model and mine isn't washing either. I can change the arms but what about the soap dispenser not releasing the soap?

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I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...

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