Having problems with your Maytag Jetclean II MDB8551A Dishwasher ?

The spray arms (don't know the technical name)are clogged with hardwater build up. How do you remove and clean?


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Hello. No need to remove just spray them with CLR http://www.shopclr.com/index.php?page=Category.Browse&externalCategoryId=32582&leadsource=PS144&s_kwcid=TC|6221|clr||S||3734539849&gclid=CJzr_Z2m2aACFVZS2godliARDg\012
\012And let em soak for ten minutes then run the dishwasher for ten minutes. Repeat the CLR spray, run the dishwasher etc. Joe
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