Question about Dishwashers
The lower arm pops off during cycle
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
Rotation is only by water coming out of angled jets at end of spray arm. probable that these are blocked. take spray arms out and run water thro centre hole and remove whatever is blocking the jets - usually rice or sweet corn
Posted on Aug 05, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Bosch dishwashers use a water system called FLOW CONTROL... which utilizes a valving system to control which arm gets water during the cycles.
Most washers see water at both arms all the time. Yours is controled with a PLC and uses information gathered from onboard sensors to tell the valves to open or close.
Your Lower sprayarm valve is faulty, or the controller board is bad.
Since we do not know your mechanical/troubleshooting skillset - all we can do is offer advice and try and help you if you feel this is a problem you would rather attempt to tackle yourself.
I have searched BOSCH website and could not find your model washer in their documentation. Please double check that it is SHV55M03GB/40 that you posted.
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
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