Having problems with your Maytag Dishwasher ?

My dishwasher is fairly new, lately it has not been cleaning the dishes on the top rack very well. Food still on dishes, mostly on left side of washer. When the washer is running, it seems to start and stop numerous times. My dishwasher is a Maytag.


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