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Maytag MBDF550Aww upper spray arm doesn't spin.

\015 Maytag MBDF550Aww dishwasher upper spray arm on bottom of upper basket doesn't spin. It mates fine with the holes in the back. I have taken it apart but see nothing wrong and no breaks or cracks. Also cleaned the filter. I tested it outside with a garden hose and can see water spouting through the holes, but also much water leaking down from the hub. Do I need a new spray arm?\015

Answers :

Cleaning the filter was the right thing to try.\015\012
\015\012Since you don't see cracks/breaks on the spray arm and it appears that it is spinning freely, I doubt that replacing the spray arm will fix your problem.\015\012
\015\012If your dishwasher is several years old, your problem is likely a failing pump motor, but before you swap that out, check that the impeller is not damaged. Good Luck!
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