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Bosch silence plus 50dba not washing dishes! using Jet dry, recently cleaned the screen. any other troubleshooting ideas? ThNk you!

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    Dale Copeland Apr 16, 2015

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Check to make sure the spinner washing parts are loose and spinning. You can turn them by hand. Many times plates are too tall and block the washing arms from spinning. Push all the baskets in and look into machine and spin the arms. If that's not it then it's somehhing rlectronic that's not taking the machine thru the cycles.

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