Water filling lower level. Bottom spray arm moving. Middle spray arm is not. Detergent just running down inside of door, not being rinsed out of compartment. Repair man said some motor had to be replaced and said we should get a new dishwasher. Bought the unit new in 2007.
Answer Hello Curtis,
This complaint is normally caused by a low water fill from either low water pressure or a defective water inlet valve 5221DD1001F. If it is filling with sufficient water level, the issue will be a clogged filter or a clogged or separating spray arm or a part has failed that is losing water pressure such as a water guide flapper for the adjustable upper rack center spray arm option on the water guide MEA36937101.
I installed the motor and now I have a leak coming from the motor area of the washer when I did a test run. What's next?
I don't think the pump gasket is bad because it has not leaked before. Any thoughts or advice?
Answer Hello Michael,
You will just have to go back into the unit and determine where the leak is originating. Since you pulled the motor you should pull the motor and make sure you installed the seals as they were oriented on the original motor assembly.