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Dishwasher\012filters are important to catch food particles and other debris. The\012dishwasher cleans small portions of food from the dishes, cooking\012pans and silverware. These particles must go somewhere. The drainage\012system on the washer may clog if filters are not present. Most Maytag\012dishwasher models have two types of filters, "Coarse" and "Fine." You\012should clean the "Coarse" filter after two or three wash loads. The\012"Fine" filter can wait for a cleaning for about 300 loads or three\012months.
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