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The rotating piece on the bottom of my Amana QT is not rotating

It seems as though the rotating piece on the bottom is not rotating, and the dishes are not being cleaned (worse on the top than the bottom). A repairman once told me that dishwashers are very basic, and really only have a few parts that need to be checked/replaced. Is this something I can troubleshoot/fix myself, or should I call someone in?

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We bought our Amana dishwasher about 15 months ago. For the last three months it has been leaving the glasses streaked with soap (?) and the plates looking dull. sometimes I will get a glass that looks sparkling with others looking streaked or quite hazy. It also occasionally makes some strange sounds when it is washing the dishes. I checked the holes in the spray arms and they are not clogged.
If I could I would return it and go back to a whirlpool or kenmore.

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Check that the upper and lower spray arm nozzles are not clogged with particles if they are remove them a nd clean them out also see if there is a screen in the bottom of dishwasher under lower rack clean it out if you can also purchase a bottle of dishwasher cleaner from your local supermarket use it in a empty dishwasher first run tap closest to machine to make sure water is hot red directions on bottle it works very well and dishes will come out much cleaner also use a good gel like electra sol dihwasher gel

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