Having problems with your Maytag DWU9962 Dishwasher ?

Washer arm is all clogged up.

\015 How do you take the washer arm apart to clean it out? It looks like it would come apart. I don't want to break it. \015\012\015\012Thanks-Bob Elston\015

Answers :

Hi Bob: The center of the arm screws out, is it the top or the bottom? I have a Maytag as well, once you unscrew the center piece the arm shoul come off, there will be a clip in the center, all you do is depress the tabs along the side and pull out. The bottom is similar as well. I hope this helps.
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