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I have a smeg SA823X. Dishwater fills with water and drains, but does not wash.

Cannot hear the spray arms moving through the wash/clean cycle. Have removed all filters and spray arms to give it a clean. When in cleaning cycle, I opened the door to check that the spray arms are moving, and they are not. What now?

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Check first that the filter located inside the machine (on bottom) is clean. In case it clean - The problem is with the pump. It could be a blockage between pump and the tub, or just a defective pump (The pump takes suction from the tub and forces water up through the spray arms, which spray the dishes. The water then simply drops back into the tub for recirculation). Good luck !!

Posted on Jul 02, 2006

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Nothing by the sound of it. The humming may mean the main pump is stuck. If you are able, remove the pump & turn the impellor by hand (or screwdriver) just to make sure its free moving. Put it back into machine & see what you get. Could also mean that the capacitor on the main pump (if it is a capacitor start motor) has failed.

Posted on Jul 25, 2007

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SOURCE: No pressure during wash cycle

Motor pump has gone out. pump needs replacing. the unit needs to be pulled out inorder to access the pump. the sides of the d/w must come off.

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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Water from the wash arms must be able to reach the detergent cup during the wash. It sounds as though the machine may be over-loaded during the wash and water does not cause the detergent to mix with the wash tank water. Try washing a cycle with nothing in the machine. Does the detergent still stick to the door?
If no, the machine is overloaded. Wash fewer items or smaller items so spray will contact detergent.
If yes, you have probably lost wash pressure. Clean all screens and jets.
Hope this helps,
Kermit

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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SOURCE: dishwasher wont clean!!!!!!

The arms and wash are controlled by the pump pressure created by the impeller. It's possible that the impeller may be damaged. To inspect youll have to remove the wash arm, the gaurd and the pump cover. Ive included a parts break down.

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