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Sprayer holes on Maytag QuietSeris 3000 get clogged. Is there a way to open up the arms for cleaning?


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You should be able to remove the washer sprayer by either on snapping it or unscrewing it at the base . Sometimes there's a screw at the top of the sprayer . Remove it and flush it from the outside in that is the only way to remove debris from the inside. Finally , purchase an inline water filter for the unit to keep it from happening again .
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Sprayer holes on Maytag QuietSeris 3000 get clogged. Is there a way to open up the arms for cleaning?


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