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I have a maytag MDB600AWW dishwasher. the top spray arm doesn't turn. it wouldn't even turn if i removed the to middle trays. I took the accumulator out and cleaned it. the fine mesh filters were clogged. unfortunately, birthday candles found their way into the machine sometime back. i cleared as much as i could. when i put it back together, the top arm would spin only when i had the 2 middle arms disconnected. It seemed there was an increase in pressure. i ran a diagnostics test and there were


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First check to see if the washarm itself is clogged, if so clean it out.
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\015\012If the arm has a bearing it may be shot.
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\015\012You may have a clogged manifold on the output side of the pump. I sometimes run a single solid wire through these areas to find out.
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