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My dishwasher is making a funny sound almost sounds like the

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Hello, My dishwasher is making a funny sound almost sounds like the motor or pump?
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: Thermador DWHD651 GFP/18
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If I can that would be great.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Is there a diagnostic test I can run on the dishwasher?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

What type of sound is it making?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It almost sounds like the motor its a grinding sound.
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

Have you cleaned the filter and made sure the pump is clear of any debris?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
how do I do that?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

Here is a video to help you.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi I just did this and cleaned the white pump. I was wondering the round disk that is on the left hand side of the dishwasher is full of water should it be?
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

Please attach a picture.

Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

Also when does the grinding noise occur?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi, I have tried to copy and paste the picture but this website will not let me. Do you have a email address I can send it to?Thanks so much for all of your help.Wendy
Expert:  Jamie_2013 replied 2 months ago.

There should be a paperclip at the top of the box where you type your replies to me so that you may add the picture.