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Bottom spray arm not rotating

I have a Kenmore UltraWash Undercounter dishwasher. Model 665.1681791. Everything seems to be working properly except the bottome spray arm does not rotate at all, which obviously leaves the dishes very dirty. Any suggestions on how to fix this?

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The arm usually will stop rotateing because there is a obstuction in the arm itself you will need to remove the arm normally unclips (older machine used to scew off)When you have the arm out check all hole top and bottom and open any that are blocked rinse out arm and replace give it a wash and see if there is any improovement,let me know.
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