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Top row of dishes are not getting clean.

Ever since we first installed this dishwasher 3 years ago, it has never cleaned very well, but the top row of dishes in particular just doesn't get clean.  Unless we pre-clean everything in the top row, chunks of food will remain on the dishes and bowls up there. This happens even if bowls are facing directly down.

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It sounds as if there is no water pressure to the upper arm. You may want to try putting something over one of the holes to see if it is disturbed during th wash cycle. There should be enough pressure there to blow off a piece of masking tape if it is not attached too securely. Do some experimenting to see if you have presure there. There could be a problem with the tube that feeds to the water to the upper arm.

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I have same problem but no water comes out of top spray arm. I took hose off at pump to see if it was plugged but everything is clear. Anyone think pump is toast?

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