Having problems with your Maytag JetClean II MDB8551 Built-in Dishwasher ?

The bottom water "propeller" won't go around, although the motor still goes...


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Remove the bottom water jet and clean everything. Usually, there are tabs on the sides of the base to release it.
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The bottom water "propeller" won't go around, although the motor still goes...


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