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Central water tower does not extend upward when in wash cycle

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Please provide the model number of your GE dishwasher
That will help me assess the problem you are having.

It is likely the wash tower is jammed or the pump is not generating enough water pressure to lift it. If I assume your model no. is GSD3200 then the parts will look like this in the diagram. That should help you open it up and clean etc and put back. Look for wear etc of the pump impeller.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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