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The washer is not cleaning properly, I found that the lower spray arm is fairly floppy and will tip enough to hit the element. I put a new spry arm on a couple of months ago but did not replace the cap. Do you think there would be enough wear on the bottom of the cap to cause a problem? Thanks - Bill G.

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