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Load crunching noise

18 mos old. Dishwasher started quietly and then started extremely loud crunching sound. Repair guy tells us that it's the motor. Anybody else have this problem?

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The motor has a 2 to 5 year warranty so if that's what the repair guy says I would go ahead and have it repaired. The noise can come from the pump, impellers or the motor. But if he's sure that's where it's coming from have it fixed by the repair service under warranty.

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    http://www.appliancepartspros.com/Appliance-Parts/Dishwasher-Parts/Dishwasher-Pump-Motor-Assembly/index.aspx
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