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Loud Knocking/Ticking Sound During Cycle

I have a KitchenAid dishwasher, model KUDI02IRBL. I purchased it less than a year ago. Recently, it's started to make a loud sound during the wash cycle. Hard to describe, but it's like a ticking, or knocking sound. It has never done this before, so I am concerned. Any ideas?

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    The dishwasher starts the wash cycle and then makes a very loud cranking type noise.

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Have you lowered the top basket into the lower position? if so the spray arm will knock the cutlery /plates. it sounds as though it is a spray arm problem. remove them and put it in wash to see if the noise goes. if not there may be an obstruction in the wash pump, this is a stripdown job then.

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