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On certain cycles, the motor makes a very loud humming noise.

No problems up to now. This noise seems to be when the water is coming into the dishwasher. It almost sounds like the motor is stuck. The dishes are being cleaned but we're afraid we may be damaging something further.

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  • jakejordan Feb 22, 2008

    That sounds about right. We just had a party and I don't think the plates were cleared very well. We'll take your advice and see what happens.

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Quite possible that noise is from foriegn debris( ie.chicken bone of pistachio shell, toothpicks) getting into macerator/chopper assy, wouldnt panic just yet, give it a fewloads to try to clear itself, a few screws leading down through the top of motor assy (under lower spray arm should give you access to assy if needed

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