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Low or no spray pressure

Intermittent water pressure during wash cycle. Motor is running but water is not being pumped up thru lower spray arm or has very low pressure. Plenty of water in the unit. Filters are clean. Does it need a new impeller kit? Can I change this myself?

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You sound like you diagnosed it pretty good, so I think you can change the impeller. The biggest problem is making sure everything is lined up so it wont leak after its re-installed. I've never had much luck removing the old impeller without breaking it into pieces. just be careful not to mess up the shaft. If its an older machine, some Whirlpool/Kenmore can have the whole thing changed in one part. Its a little more $$ but it has the motor and all. And its easier and faster!! Also, your pressure problem may be related to the motor.

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