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Object went into drain

A piece of a wooden chopstick went into the dishwasher drain. Now when it runs I can hear it in there and it sounds really bad. I tried to remove the cover from the inside of the washer but the last piece does not seem to be able to be removed.

is there a way to get to the broken peice? Maybe from the underside?

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Not from underneath.You have to remove each piece 1 at a time untill you reach the food shredder blade area.Although some parts are looking stuck,just look at the piece carefully that you are removing and pull it off. please rate this !!! Thank You!!

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