Replace upper and lower spray arms, clean filters

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Russell From Provo, UT

Nov 14, 2010

2 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

The upper arm was a two second fix by putting the snap in the arm and attaching it to the dishwasher, top side. The Bottom was a different story. The arm itself is easy enough to replace, once the nut is off, and you separate it from the pump cover. I had to completely clean parts 4, 6 and 7 so things would work properly again. The pump cover/filter part that is $80+ will come apart in two halves allowing you to clean the filter screens in it if it is caked solid. I used a thin screw driver to un-snap it. The screws you take out will hold it in place again when you have the screen etc. cleaned or replaced. Careful not to force stuff, but gentle scrubbing can get build up scrapped up.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Upper Spray Arm with Retainer

Part Number: PS2003051

In Stock

Lower Spray Arm

Part Number: PS2099282

In Stock