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Asko1585 sprayer arm not working

Dishwasher fills with water and does not spray water on dishes.  The spray arms move freely manually.  Not sure how to take sprayer arm off to check tubing for clogs.  Water then drains as it should.  Cleaned the coarse screen and the fine screen.  Nothing great clogging it.  Can't figure out how to get toe kick piece off.  Concerned with calling service as it may wind up costing as much as a new dishwasher.

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  • pmspiotta Jul 30, 2009

    Thank you. Any idea what is involved with replacement and what cost it may be?

  • Charmed Feb 04, 2013

    I have an Asko dishwasher too. It was in the house when we moved in and since we moved in it broke down 2 times. The first time was the pump the second time was a backflow issue (the plumbing is now fixed). Now again we have problems with it and it won't circulate the water properly though it will pump out the water and I've cleaned all the filters. I am contemplating buying a new dishwasher rather than spend any more money on this temperamental dishwasher. I had other brands in the past and I did not have all this trouble except for one which had a blown electronic control panel so I trashed it and bought a new one.

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I also have a 1585 which had the same problem. One problem Asko has is that the impeller in the recirculation pump simply breaks. The motor runs but nothing happens. The impeller is available from Asko, but I suggest you replace the whole pump - motor and all. The pump is about $261.00 from Asko, and that is cheaper than any I have found elsewhere on the internet. It has also been redesigned. Before you commit, make sure you can hear the pump motor running when it is supposed to be washing or rinsing. If so, take the pump out and look into either the inlet or outlet. You should see the impeller. If it is broken, it will be obvious. If the motor is not running, it could be a control board issue...BE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE POWER BEFORE YOU START TO TAKE THE PUMP OUT.

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Most likely the circulation pump. On this pump there is mounted a condensator. This will help the pump to get started. If this is broken, it wont circulate the water up to the sprayers.

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  • kjetiledv Jul 30, 2009

    The condensator looks like a cylinder shaped about 2 inch long with two connecters white in color. its mounted on the pump.its not too expencive. im not sure what the price is. i just know price in norway, sence this is where im from. you can acsess this from behind the machine by removing a cover on the lower bottom. you can dismount the condensator and have it measured, just to be on the safe side.

  • kjetiledv Jul 30, 2009

    it can also be malfunction on the electricboard behind push buttons. you can check for blown comp on the board, and destroyed circuits.

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I removed the lower spray arm and cleaned out a lot of stuff. I noticed when I screwed the sprayer arm back on medium tightness, then the arm does not move freely. Any ideas? thanks


I just looked up your kenmore dishwasher on repairclinic.com. They give free repair help that is model number specific. You may have bent the arm assembly or the retainer is still too tight. Could be it's simply worn. The replacement is about $32. Check out the self help on this site and enter your model number. Good luck.

Jun 16, 2015 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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It could be a motor or a pump issue. The dishwasher has a motor that attached to a pump which forces the water up into the sprayer arms and during the drain cycle, it pushes the water out of the dishwasher.
The motor (and pump) located beneath the dishwasher.
Check if motor spins. In case it spins, the problem is with the pump ,in case it doesn't spin it could be a motor problem or a motor and pump problem.

First of all: filter plate clean? Clean any locked hole.
1) Can you remove the upper spray-arm and verify if holes inside are locked by any residus. Clean the holes , and check if pure water come out when you fill the center hole with some water.
2) Switch on the dishwasher , coldest wash cycle dish-washer empty and without the upper spraying arm. Once you hear water streaming in, open the door and look if a little water fountain comes out from the center hole where the upper spraying arm was fixed. If not, this canalisation is blocked and should be cleaned. Try to continue the wash cycle, often the water pressure will clean itself this canal. Check also lower spray arm: it should be rotating a while and ejecting water thru its holes. If not, verify this canalisation as well.

3) Put the spraying arm again on its place, verify also the sealing else water pressure is going down and spraying will not turn and spray water.

4) Again, continu a wash cycle, open the door and look; upper arm should be rotating and some rays trown out.

Hopefully, this helps .

If not, pump pressure may be low; have a repair verify, can be that only brushes in the motor must be replaced, can be the pump worn out and to be replaced at all.

Aug 12, 2008 | Asko D1776 Built-in Dishwasher

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Mod m.d.c.5100aww ser28126829ax I had a repairman come out. He said the "sprayers" are plugged. I'm on a fixed income. With my bills I can't afford to get it fixed. Trying to fix it myself. I...


Most dishwashers dispense the detergent via gravity and the sprayer arms spraying against the soap dispenser once the little door flips open during the wash cycle. Since it sounds like the soap door is opening I would look at the sprayer arms and make sure they are free of food particles or other debris that might be keeping them from rotating and spraying properly. Here are some instructions for performing this check.

Remove the lower dishrack from the unit. Reach into your dishwasher and spin the lower spray arm. Take note of whether or not the arm moves freely or if its movement is restricted. It should not be restricted in its path of motion. Now gently pull up on an end of the spray arm. The spray arm should be free to wobble up and down. Unscrew the arm retaining knob (some of these are left hand threads) and take the arm out for inspection and carefully examine the spray arm seams. If they have split or are damaged, the dishes may not receive the amount of water pressure required to fully clean the dishes or to rotate the arm properly. What’s more, if water is in fact spraying out of the spray arm from its seams, it is possible that it can cause your dishwasher to leak. Make sure there is no debris in any of the holes.

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If your dishwasher has a spray tower, pull up on it as far as it will go and then let it fall back down. Again, this movement should not be restricted. It should be a fluid and smooth motion. Also, unscrew the spray tower and examine it for any debris or foreign objects. Remove any that you find.
Gain access to the upper spray arm by removing the upper dishrack. Perform the same tests for the upper spray arm as you just did for the lower spray arm. Keep in mind that the upper spray arm may not wobble as much as the lower spray arm.
On a final note, some dishwasher models have a water tube that meets up with the upper spray arm once the upper dishrack is pushed back. It is a good idea to check to make sure this tube is aligning properly with the upper spray arm and that this has not split or is damaged in any other way.

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I had the same problem I own a Kenmore Elite dishwasher. Diverter motor needs to be replaced. The diverter motor is connected to a plate that controls the flow of water to each washer arm. When the plate moves it has holes that align to the proper tube that supplies water to a washer arm. When the diverter motor is broken it is unable to rotate and cannot direct flow of water. When this happens water will only be able to come out of one spray arm in my case the back sprayer or turbo wash. The diverter motor is located under the dish washer and the diverter plate is located under the bottom sprayer arm.

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MY DISHWASHER DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE CLEANING MY DISHES


Your sprayer arms may be clogged.
The upper arm attaches to a tube in the back of the dishwasher. If the support clamps come loose, the upper spray tube will not be flush with the tube and can't carry water to the sprayer arms. Also the sprayer arms can become clogged with paper remnants, bone fragments, or pieces of peeling. You'll need to remove the sprayer arm and flush it at your sink. If there is a jet that is clogged, tweezers will help remove the residue.
Finally, the bottom of the door INSIDE the washer often get covered with gunk. Be sure and gently wash the bottom of the door INSIDE. You can open the door, spray some window cleaner on the bottom and then gently brush away the 'gunk.' Rinse with hot water from a pitcher or your sink sprayer and this can eliminate some of the residue that is showing on your dishes.
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You may have debris in the sprayer arm jets. It is usually simple to remove the sprayer arms. Then rinse them well using the sink sprayer for forceful water power. I have sometimes had to use a tweezer to remove bits of plastic, paper, bone, or food particles. Once you've remove the debris, rinse well forcing water through to dislodge any other debris. Once you've reattached the sprayer arms, you should have cleaner dishes. Also, some brands of dishwashers have a pipe that runs up the inside back wall and connects to a pipe that runs under the top shelf. Water flowing through this pipe under the top shelf propels the sprayer arms. If the connection at the back is not flush with the "propel" pipe there won't be enough water pressure to turn the sprayer arm. Check to see if your dishwasher has this type of set up.
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Could be two different things -- either the pump is not moving water through the sprayer arm, or the sprayer arm isn't free to spin around.
I've fixed one of each in the past year, so either is reasonable.

First, check the easy one -- the sprayer arm.
Open the dishwasher and pull the bottom tray forward so you can reach the sprayer arm.
Reach in and try to spin it around by hand. It should move freely, and if you flick it around, it should spin a full turn around before stopping.
If it's unable to move at all, then look for something stuck like a fork or plastic bag.
If it moves, but very quickly stops spinning, it might be a foreign object or it might need a new sprayer arm assembly. The one I got this year was $38 including shipping.

If the sprayer arm is free and easy to move, then check the water pump:
Start the dishwasher and listen. When it's done filling and sounds like the wash cycle, quickly unlock and open the door.
It shouldn't spray water in your face, but there should be lots of water dripping from the racks and the top (and the dishes, if it's loaded when you do this test!)

If not, then the problem is either a failed main pump or a blocked pump, and the repair will be a bit more money and a lot more time.

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