Melted spray arm resulted in leaky dishwasher

ApplianceFrigidaire Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceLess than 1 year

Tools

Allison From Greenville, SC

Dec 15, 2009

29 out of 31 people found this instruction helpful

Over Thanksgiving, the spray arm in my dishwasher apparently popped off and was partially melted. I remounted it inside the dishwasher, but the new hole was on the side of the arm. I think this resulted in water being sprayed directly against the door and not up through the top holes. It flooded my kitchen floor.

The spray arm pops on and off with plastic tabs (?) at the base. You can lightly pry with a butter knife or simply wiggle it off. The new one popped right on. Easiest repair EVER.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lower Spray Arm (Now subbed to Lower Spray Arm)

Part Number: PS8746671

$21.22
In Stock