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I have a whirpool Quiet Partner III, and the top layer of glasses is not getting clean. I had a technichian out some time ago, and the problrem was caused by food debris trppaed in the filter in the wash module. He saud it was easy to clean that out, so I have removed the lower spray arm, but cannot undo the 4th screw that will allow me to take the grey round filter cover off to remove the food or paper debris. It is under the white flat pipe that delivers water to the wash module, and I cannot work out how to remove that

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  • mctp Jun 11, 2008

    The pump is working, as it is only the top layer that is not getting cleaned. The spray arms are not clogged. The question was that there is food debris in beneath the filter, and it is very difficult to take the top off and clean the filter.

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I had same problem, would not clean well and fixed it. . I cracked open the door during wash cycle and used screwdriver to defeat the door lockout. The water from the bottom sprayer was only shooting half way to the top of dishwasher. To fix I removed spray bar(reverse thread). Then rotated white upper water feed tube from 12:00 to 1:30, carefully decoupling it from tube that runs up the back of tub. 4 screws later remove and clean screen. Remove one screw, middle left inside well. Then remove cover to food grinder. Clean out and reinstall.

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CHECK THE SPRAY ARM HOLES,ARE THEY CLOGGED ??IF THERE NOT YOU MAY NEED THE PUMP REPLACED (NO PRESSURE).........BY THE WAY THE POWER DRIVE UNIT IS NOW REFERED TO AS A > MOTOR/PUMP WHICH IS NOT INCLUDING THE PUMP.IT'S THERE WAY OF ADDING CONFUSION WHEN WE ORDER PARTS. 1ST LOOK FOR CLOGGED SPRAY ARMS. LEAVE A RATING !!

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