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How do I unstop my pump?

How do I unstop my pump on my Maytag. My dishwasher is not draining either

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  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    i've seen everything from unhooking the hose to the sink and force air in it to using baking soda and vinegar to try to clean the clog.....

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Short of removing it and placing on back. No other way.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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