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General Electric Pot scrubber Dishwasher

Spinning arms don't move or spray water. We have taken it apart and cleaned it, still doesn't work, even though there's a small amount of water that oozes in, kinda like suds........................please help!!

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  • blc1 Jul 21, 2008

    My problem above was posted, and it's still not working.

    what can I do next?

  • blc1 Jul 24, 2008

    We have replaced the inlet valve, the water that's standing looks dirty, what should I do now?

  • a_greg Aug 27, 2008

    same issue, completes cycle but spray arms don't turn,

    getting water in and out of DW and the machine acts as if

    has complete the wash. One other thing is that the soap dispenser

    door does not open GE GSD6200

  • fishon77 Jan 27, 2009

    It appears to be a valve in the back, bottom of the unit that is not opening.

    The rubber hose coming from the pump fills with pressure to this valve, but nothing comes out through the white plastic drain hose.

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From what you are describing, the fill valve may have failed or become clogged. Start the dishwasher, when the water stops filling, open the door and check the water level. There should be at least an inch to an inch of water in the center of the tub. If not, replace the water inlet valve.

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