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Water would not spray out of the upper arms and spin. Soap residue would remain in the cup after the

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Old 06-14-2009, 03:24 PM
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Water would not spray out of the upper arms and spin.
Soap residue would remain in the cup after the cycle was completed.

I found the chopper assembly was "clogged" and I would clear it. Pressure would be great again (Like New) but in time I would need to repeat the process.

How can I tell if the chopper is broken? Should the metal blades spin separately from the metal cap?

Thank you, Alan


A new problem started where the water would not drain in between or at the end of cycles. I would need to press "cancel/drain" several times to clear the water. I thought there may have been a clog in the drain-pump but I did not find one. The pump does seem to "spin" (viewed directly)but It doe not seem to clear the water. Does the drain pump commonly go bad? Is there another valve I should be checking? Could the sensor at the bottom of the basin be the problem?


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Old 06-29-2009, 11:15 AM
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Default Spray arm does not rotate

I have a GE dishwasher and took the WHOLE thing apart! Cleaned pumps of any debris and cleaned entire inside! Water pressure is fine! Yet my spray arm does not rotate! HELP! Can def fix myself but need to know WHAT to fix!
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What is the complete model number of the dishwasher?

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Old 06-29-2009, 08:06 PM
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The Make is GE GHDA475M15CS
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Old 06-29-2009, 08:28 PM
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What is the water level inside the dishwasher? Normally it suppose to be no lower than the notch on the right side of the float cup cover.

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Old 06-30-2009, 12:18 AM
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HMMM! I am so sorry for not understanding.... so when the dishwasher starts a certain amount of water will fill up first?
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Default Hello Gene

Ok last night I turned on dishwasher while it was open to see what was happening. It was obvious that there was not enough water pressure. Possibly a bad pump?
Thanks Lisa
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Hi Lisa,

Most likely a bad water inlet valve (#744 on the diagram)

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Old 07-02-2009, 11:34 AM
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Default Hi Gene

Thanks so much I think I will order that part and give it a try.
Here is a blonde question k! The diagram shows where the valve is located correct?

Thanks
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You are welcome Lisa,

You will see it as soon you'll remove the toe panel. Do not forget to turn off the dishwasher water shut off valve under the sink.

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