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Blomberg dishwasher - holes in spray arms get clogged and dishes are not clean

There are food particles, possibly rice, blocking the holes and the dishes nearby are not adequately cleaned

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SOURCE: Kitchen Aid dishwasher - top shelf not getting dishes clean

Is the top sprayer clean and not clogged so that the water can flow through? The top may not be functioning properly.

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SOURCE: spray arms clogged

Top: Remove the upper tray by releasing the clips on the ends of the runners. (Squeeze the top of the clip and pull upwards). Remove the spray arm by holding the round plastic clip that holds the arm and turning the arm. It will unscrew.

Bottom: Grab spray arm in centre and pull sharply upwards to unclip.

Wash in warm water and solvent-free detergent.

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SOURCE: Maytag dishwasher filter (?)always clogging

How do I take apart and clean the filter, I've gotten the screws out but to do now?

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SOURCE: dishwasher leaves food particles on dishes

You are not getting enough water in the machine. The inlet valve is probably plugged with sand or something of the sort. You will need to replace the inlet valve.

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SOURCE: Dishwasher-bottom arm not spraying

The spray arms can usually be removed by unscrewing (clockwise or counter clockwise depending on brand and model), or squeezing a retainer to release the arm. Before removing the spray arm, place the spray arms (all) in a specific position and activate the dishwasher for a few seconds with wash action. Then examine the position of the spray arms to determine if there was movement from the spray arms. If not, then the spray arm(s) are probably clogged and restricting water flow (which makes them turn). Make certain that you are positioning the plates, glasses, etc. in the dishwasher so that they have access to the water. If still no luck, contact an appliance service company.

Posted on Feb 20, 2010

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1. Please look inside the dishwasher for obvious obstructions and turn the spray arms to make sure they move freely.
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