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Hi experts! The middle wash arm in the dishwasher (underneath the top tray) does not seem to be spinning resulting in dirty glassware etc. I have checked the arm for debris which is clear and clean. The only thing I can think off is there is not enough pressure being pushed through the pipe from the back of the machine. Unfortunately I do not know where to go from here? Please help! Thanks Paul

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  • paulshepherd Sep 15, 2010

    Hi Macmarkus,



    Thank you for your reply. I don't think I can access the sump like the guy in the video. Mine does not seem that accessible? I have attached a photo below....ps I am in th UK!




  • paulshepherd Sep 15, 2010

    Hello, the model is: AEG Favorit 50870.

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Hello,

Welcome to FixYa,

Based on your description... I`d suspect a plugged or really dirty wash pump. It could ultimately be a worn out wash

impeller/chopper assembly, but I'd certainly try my suggestions before considering that.

The place to start for that is to pull the pump filter, spray arm and check for food deposit, broken glass, undissolved detergent and general water deposit built up in the sump well.

The key is to get in there and clean it all out, I`ve attached a link at the bottom that will show you how to go about it, ( This will be applicable to most Whirlpool, Inglis, Kenmore, Kitchen-Aid, Jenn-Air )


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRCCrEwrst8&NR=1

When you`re finished run it through a test cycle and see how it goes. You may even want to run it empty with just a bowl of "white vinegar" on the top rack for a dishwasher bath.

Let me know how you make out and what you find.

Regards

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

  • Mark MacDonald
    Mark MacDonald Sep 15, 2010

    Hello again,



    Thank you for the reply. I must apologize, as I mistakenly assumed your dishwasher was of the type I provided the link for.



    Can you provide me with your particular make and model number and I can hopefully help you to that unit specifically.



    Regards,



    Macmarkus :)

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