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Ive got a kitchenaid dishwasher...Model KUDK01ITBLO. The top

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I've got a kitchenaid dishwasher...Model KUDK01ITBLO. The top rack isn't getting clean at all. The bottom rack is washing just fine. Is there a seperate pump that runs preasure to the top rack? What should I be looking for to fix?
Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem! My name is XXXXX XXXXX I look forward to helping you! The recirculation pressure is reduced because the chopper is likely plugged. The video below will show you how to access it and replace it if necessary. I have also included a link to the part for your convenience.

Chopper <----- CLICK HERE FOR THE PART



Repair Video <----= CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Is it better if I order a new chopper or is there a good chance the that it is just clogged? Is kitchenaid parts made by whirlpool?

Please advise...

Robert

I would probably inspect it first because you may find only the filter before the chopper is plugged. If the chopper itself is plugged, replace it. Whirlpool makes Kitchen Aid, it is their high end line. The motor pump assembly is the same, though.

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