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GE dishwasher Quiet Pro 3 middle washing arm

The washing arm under the top shelf where the glasses and bowls are does not spin at all. therefore all the glasses and bowls do not get clean

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Try unscrewing it from the bottom, remove it and give it a clean. If it is full of food it will not turn.
Check the funnel on top of the basket is free of food too.

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