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The end nozzles on the sprayer on the botom of my dishwasher are blocked. Is there a way to take the bottom assembly off and clean it out?

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Hi, W/D here.

Some arms are attached with caps, but usually the bottom arm attaches directly to the pump housing. I prefer to not remove the arm, as the "O" ring gasket that is part of the pump housing can be nearly impossible to get back in the grooves once it falls out.
There's still a good way of unstopping the various slots and nozzles. Use a paper clip, straightened into an "L", and use that to rake any debris out of the slots near the end of the arms. You can also use it to poke debris back through the nozzles. It may take a few times cleaning them to get it all. Several cycles should do it, however.
Best regards, --W/D--

Posted on Feb 09, 2011

  • chris_ausden Feb 09, 2011

    Thanks for the help. I'll give it a try!

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