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My maytag  jet clean is not cleaning the dishes on the top rack. I've removed and cleaned the rotating top arm, as well as the bottom ones. I am at a loss as to what else could be wrong. Does anyone have some ideas for me to try.

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If the arm has a crack or is broke pressure will not turn it properly. Also check the rubber boot that seal the wash arm on the rear supply tube. If the rear supply tube holes are not sealing from inside with the rubber flap seal that will effect it also.

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