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The little holes in the arms have food stuck in them and I can"t get it out. I have tried toothpicks and tweezers but it just pushes it back in. The dishes are coming out dirty. Solution ?

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Refer user manual. Remove the spray arm and clean. If you have a vaccum cleaner try sucking the particles from the main opening end. ( ie where the water flows to the arm)

Clean your drain filter and remove all the debris manually from the chamber.

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2. Now look at the bottom sprayer and at the little holes. If you see food or stuff in any of the holes, use small tweezers to remove.
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While putting dishes in the washer and obstructing the spray ams which causes food particles to stay on dishes. After loading dishwasher and pushing in baskets ,be sure the spray arm doesnt hit any of the dishes causing them to not clean properly. If that doesnt work or is definately not your problem try removing the spray arm and seeing if it has food inside of it. Some times they get food build up in them and need to be flushed out.

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Sometimes you can dislodge and remove food particles stuck in one of the jets with a toothpick or other small probe. Others require that you remove the arm(s) and get a little more creative. I use compressed air to clear mine, but not everyone has access to compressed air, so use whatever you can to remove the food particles.

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