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Whirlpool adp 8540 dishwasher not washing properly. Not getting enough water pressure to spin the arms or even take the granules out of the wash powder compartment. Have checked hoses and water supply all Ok. Is is something simple that can fix myself or do I have to call an expensive repairer? L

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  • mallian1 Oct 24, 2008

    Same problem as leannes ,have checked all hoses and filters,all good,maybe the pump is going....

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    as above

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I have had the same problem, for me it was caused by small pieces of food, normally woody grains, it blocks the outer jets.

When looking you may not see that it is blocked because they seem to move around.

You need to take the arms off, fill with water from a tap and use a needle to pick out the pieces.

Fiddly but it has worked for me.

Hope this helps

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  • lakey80 Feb 19, 2011

    Hi,

    Have checked jets, filters hoses etc, all good. Dishwasher simply is not washing well, makes some strange noises, but intermittently...

    This link is seems to describe my issue too:http://www.fixya.com/support/t6804417-wh...

    Wondering if anyone had to replace wash pump and if so where they purchased parts from?

    Cheers, Chris.

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