Upper rack would not pull all the way forward.

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers

Jerry From Peoria, IL

Mar 23, 2010

4 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

I removed the stops on both sides of the rack, and removed the rack. I then pulled the rail on the right side as far forward as possible, and then used needle nosed pliers to slightly bend upward the stop in the middle, allowing the bearings to clear and fully removed the track, leaving the housing in place. I then slid the replacement track into the housing, being sure that the bearing bracket cleared, and bent the stop back into place. I then repositioned the rack into the track and put the front stops back into place. Job finished!! My choice of terminology may not be accurate, but it worked, not once but twice. A few months ago, I had to do this with the left side.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Tub Track (Now subbed to Upper Rack Track Assembly - Left or Right Side)

Part Number: PS3495236

$120.73
On Order