Having problems with your GE 24 in. Profile PDW9880JSS Built-in Dishwasher ?

How do I remove excess food build up behind the food screen


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There are foour screws securing that filter assembly across the rear \015\012inside of your dishwasher. Remove these screws and then the filter \015\012assembly. Clean it well. Now, before reinstalling it, in the center \015\012under the filter is a thumblike screw about 1-1/2 inches round. Unscrew\015\012 this item and inspect it. There is a spring and a plunger.Depress the plunger and look at the cone.Whether it is properly placed..
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How do I remove excess food build up behind the food screen


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