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I\012have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained\012about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain\012to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed\012them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also\012found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess\012things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out\012the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that\012will help you with the online buying...
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