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Spray arm doesn't turn

I have a Kitchenaid KUD1230B0 dishwasher, the spay arms don't turn.

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Hi,

Probably blocked spray arms. Remove each spray arm and check and clean all the holes as this is where the water sprays out from to clean the dishes and glasses. When they are blocked you get poor wash results and the arms don't turn as well

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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