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Spray arm not working

I have been Having problems with my spray arm not working, have tried taking the arm of to clean and run vinigar through it but nothing works, Right now it is a hit and miss situation it works one day then only for one wash cycle. We may have left the unit on and the water supply was accedently shut off while the washer was left on for maybe a couple of hours. do you think I need speacial parts for spray arm.

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    upper spray arm not rotating

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I have to remove my spray arm and put boiling water down the hole and tghen it works

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