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LG LDS5811 top rack not cleaning

Has anyone exprienced a problem with the top rack not cleaning, there does not appear to be a clog anywhere, and yet, can't figure it out.

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My Lg dishwasher will not pump out the last cycle rinse water. The drying cycle goes ahead and i'm left with dry dishes but a pool of water in the bottom of the washer.

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I Have the same issue, it sounds like the arms try and start up 4 times then each time power back down, the top arm is not spinning at all. On the fifth time a I hear grinding and then the mid and lower arms spin, soap streaks down the door, nothing stuck in any of the arms, 16 months old, 750.00 out of pocket for junk!

Posted on Oct 28, 2009

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by the Test Mode.
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