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Motor spinning? Arms not turning.....

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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  • anitahd Mar 03, 2008

    It just makes a humming noise

  • Marisa1105 Apr 09, 2008

    Like the previous person...the jenair fills up with water without any problem...I hear it humming, but the arms are not moving and water is n ot being sprayed in the unit. I know this because the dishes are dirty and the dishwashing soap is clumped. THe heating unit is getting very hot, I presume because it is not getting the water it needs.

    THe water is drained without a problem. Thanks.

  • mogsmum8 Jan 28, 2009

    This is exactly what my Jenn-Air ADB1100 is doing, but honestly the Solution provided is of little assistance. If someone has a recommendation that they have tried and worked, please let me know

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    motor runs, water sprays but arm does not turn

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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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