I just typed out my question and guess I did something wrong and it disappeared, if it shows up twice, sorry. Anyway, my arms don't spin and they aren't clogged. The dw fills up but that is it, it will drain ok too. I saw it mentioned somewhere about trying to move the motor with a screwdriver but can't find it now. Do I have to take it apart to find it? If so, I will let the landlord know. Thanks for any help, Anita
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Re: Motor spinning? Arms not turning.....
When the dishwasher fills can you hear the wash motor does it make a humming noise if so it may be blocked if it makes a rattling noise the impellor may have broken off. I dont recommend sticking a screw driver in it from behind you may damage the windings.
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there is not enough spring travel on the valves The rockers used are incorrect for the cam used and the lift of the cam is making the rocker push the valve too far down and is binding up the spring. You may have something else wrong like extra spacers under the valve springs , valve guides not in far enough valve spring retainers not correctly positioned or wrong inner spring that is binding up. Turn the cam over carefully and see it the distance in the spring coils disappears before fully open the valve.
You need to aim the rotary arms in the opposite direction. If the spray pattern is spinning clockwise, then you need to make it spin counter-clockwise or vice-versa. You do this by adjusting each of the 2 arms 180 degrees so that the jet stream spurts right instead of left (or left instead of right). Remember, the spray arms are connected to a gear box, and the gear box turns the wheels. Your wheels are moving in the wrong direction because the gears are moving in the wrong direction because the spray arms are spinning in the wrong direction because they are aimed in the wrong direction.
simple actually- 1- on wiper arms- flip up cap on end- remove nut, 2 using a screw driver and small wood block lift arms off driver screw.3 turn key on cycle wipers- turn off 4- reattach arms in correct position and retighten-., test with arms up- not on glass- is still wrong- the link from wiper motor to cross arm wrong- - buy a HAYES repair manual- will show how to remove cowl cover yourself- is easy , then follow instuctions in manual to correct link
try this fix
remove wiper arms from where they connect on car
turn wiper moter on then off. turn ignition off
if wiper motor is good it should put spline in off position and now all you need to do is replace wiper arms in the correct position they would be in when wipers are turned off
On the LG LDF xxxx dishwasher family, the Vario feature uses a motor/check valve to switch between "full power" cleaning from _either_ the lower or the upper spray arms, never at the same time. So, not seeing the upper arm spin during the lower arm spinning is standard operating procedure.
But back to your problem. Step one would be to remove the filter assembly again and make certain that there is nothing (debris, broken glass) blocking the white areas where the check valve rotates to switch between upper/lower spray arms. A blockage there ~could~ cause impotent spraying/cleaning.
If there is no blockage and the impeller remains in good shape, suspect a failing wash pump motor. Try to isolate the noise to that motor.
Watch for error codes on the display and report back what you find, OK?
I have worked on other wipers, but haven't looked specifically at the Elantra. My guess is that there may be a bolt loose in the linkage between the wiper arms. The motor seems to be working fine, so it is possibly in the linkage between the wiper arms. I think that it can be fixed fairly quickly if this is the issue.
you can try to remove hte lower spary arm, and access the sump assy under the filter plate( torx 15) screws, and afterthe op is reved 2 mose screws underhter will gain oyou acesss to the choper/ screen area. make sure if claened out.after reaasembly it still has no pressure to spray arms you nned to repalca seal/ impeller kit for motor. 8531017. not to terrible difficult to install, you will need to remove the motor assy to do it though
Unfortunately, your DVD player is broken. Portable units like these often get bumped and jostled and the motor that spins the DVD quits (very small and fragile). Sorry, I wish there were a magic button.