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Re: RE : The stray arm of my dishwasher won't move
In some machines the schematics are glued under the machine upper cover. I don't know for what purpose you are looking for the drawing, but in case you have a problem and you need for any assistance, let me know and I will try my best to help you with it.
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Remove the lower tray of the dishwasher to freely access the spray arm. Turn it byhand, and if it doesn't move freely, you will need to unscrew or unbolt any ... How to Remove the Lower Wash Arm on a Maytag Dishwasher MDB7000AWW ...
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Jan 3, 2009 - 5 posts - 3 authors
I'm now soaked, but I was able to determine that the lower arm isn't turning. There's a LOT of water coming out, but it doesn't move. Turning by hand I can turn it freely, it spins like a top. .... You may not post new threads; You may not post replies; You maynot post attachments; You may not edit your posts.
Have you tried tighten the spray arms? They may have come lose at the fittings so need to be tightened up. You can normally tighten them with your hand. Take any traps/filters out of the dishwasher and clean them. You may find answers here: https://www.maytag.com
This may be just a simple problem of removing the tywraps that keep the arms from moving until the unit is installed. Carefully check the arms and the base to see if there are any still there and remove them. Manufacturers do this to keep the arms from moving in transit. Hope this helps!
Yes, the wash arm should spin freely. Recommend that you remove the arms and search for what is stopping it.
In addition to hard water, the ultra-cheapdishwasher powder really does/can leave calcium-like deposits behind. Use brand name powder for 30 days and you will see a difference. Never use gel or tablets in any dishwasher.
Adding a whole-house water softener would eliminate 90 % of your problem. The other 10% will be taken care of by not buying ultra generic powder.
you may have a bad motor. I would check the float switch it is the round hat looking thing on the left side. it should move up and down easy.. you may need a repairman to change out the motor/pump..let me know thanks