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Dishwasher not spraying

The dishwasher is not spraying water around on the dishes. Water is entering and collecting on the bottom and the syrayer moves fine and isn't clogged. The dishwasher has been making a loud sweaky noise recently too. I suspect the pump and/or motor is not working, but I hear it making the sounds it usually makes during the cycles.

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  • JET1642 May 22, 2008

    Water enters the dishwasher, but there is no water spray and the cycle states 71 minuets and runs for 3 minuets and the drains normally.

  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    The dishwasher is not spraying water around on the dishes. Water is
    entering and collecting on the bottom and the syrayer is movable manually. The dishwasher has been making a loud sweaky noise. I suspect the pump and/or motor is not working, but I
    hear it making the sounds it usually makes during the cycles.

  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2008

    Dishwasher started making a loud grinding sound, this stopped after a few washes then about a month later it stopped spraying, Water pools at bottom and all else seems to work.

  • gaglew Dec 02, 2008

    arms

  • Anonymous Jan 02, 2009

    I have called American Home Shield to get this fixed. This is occurring on our DFUD042-PSS under counter dishwasher installed in 2004 and used since April 2005.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    when I push the door in noise dissipates

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    An hour into the cycle, loud noise for about a minute and water isn't spraying high enough

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It could be a motor or a pump issue. The dishwasher has a motor that attached to a pump which forces the water up into the sprayer arms and during the drain cycle, it pushes the water out of the dishwasher. The motor (and pump) located beneath the dishwasher. Good luck!

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Dishwasher is quieter than normal .some water goes in but dishwasher ran the hole cycle and soap was still draining on inside door...not enough water flushing in dishwasher

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