upper rack would not pull out easily

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers

morris From Germantown, TN

Sep 28, 2007

12 out of 17 people found this instruction helpful

Replaced both "tracks" and the "wheels" .
Now it's like new....!!
My wife is so happy

Removed the track end caps from the tracks so I could pull out the tracks.
Removed the upper wash rack that holds dishes.
Only by removing this rack can the wheels be replaced, if I tried to replace them with the rack attached to the dishwasher I had to bend forward painfully.
Replace the old rales with new ones.
Attach new wheels to the upper rack in such a way as to allow the rack to roll inside the new rales.
Replace the end caps.
Hope it lasts another 10 years

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Upper Dishrack Track

Part Number: PS344455

In Stock

Upper Rack Wheel with Axle

Part Number: PS402240

In Stock