corroded rack and broken basket

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

William From Mundelein, IL

Jan 20, 2009

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Although the (top) dishrack assembly included the nylon wheeles, it was easier to replace the old one by disengaging it from its wheels and installing the new rack on the old wheels kept in the slider track. The snap hook that held each wheel to the old rack was popped loose (finger pressure) and the old rack removed. The new rack was held in place and each of the four wheels snapped to it. Each wheel fits into a wire post on the basket and the plastic hook snaps onto the wire frame. The most difficult part of the 'repair' was removal of the handle from the old silver ware basket. I used screwdrivers to simultaneously pry the four tabs of the halde out of the slots on the basket and pulled (hard!) the handle off. It snapped easily into place on the new basket.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dishwasher Dishrack (Gray) (Now subbed to Upper Dishrack with Wheels)

Part Number: PS2099053

$152.95
In Stock

Silverware Basket - Gray (Now subbed to Silverware Basket - Gray)

Part Number: PS2341016

$11.58
In Stock