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Offline allthumbs

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Dishwasher/Grinding noises & more
« on: October 10, 2007, 06:40:53 PM »

Our Maytag dishwasher (model #MDBH955AWS) is making continuous grinding noises during the wash and rinse cycles.  Also when it starts up it makes a noise like there is an electronic problem.  Is there a way to see if something is perpetually being ground up?

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Re: Dishwasher/Grinding noises & more
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2007, 08:25:12 PM »
It sounds like there is something caught in the wash impeller. What kind of electronic noise are you hearing?
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Re: Dishwasher/Grinding noises & more
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2007, 07:12:35 AM »
The electronic noise I'm hearing is like a buzzing sound that lasts for about 3 seconds.   I hear it every 30 seconds or so for about the first 5 minutes of the entire cycle.  I'm thinking that if I cleared the impeller maybe the buzzing noise would stop too??  Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Dishwasher/Grinding noises & more
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2007, 08:40:16 AM »
You can remove the spray arm and top of the pump to get to the wash impeller.
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Re: Dishwasher/Grinding noises & more
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2007, 10:13:07 AM »
Hi,

 Here is the Service Manual for your dishwasher.