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The cycle will run and fill with water and then shut off. the sprayer wont pop up and spray water

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Sounds like your dishwasher is on it's last wash cycle the motor that pushes up the sprayer is out time to get another one

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I have to initate the spinning of the sprayer arm.


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If the sprayer arm is free and easy to move, then check the water pump:
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