Lower Rack Wheels kept falling off

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years


John From Bowie, MD

Mar 28, 2013

The original lower Wheel Stud/Axel was poorly designed and used a plastic material that could not stand the heat and lost its "springyness" so they had to be replaced. The new parts including the wheel stud/axel and new wheels (I replaced all 8!) were much better designed and of a nylon like material that should not wear out from heat. Intallation is easy but be warned. Be sure to snap the wheels onto the wheel stud/axel before you install the stud/axel. Once the stud/axel is installed you can't install the wheel because the stud/axel expands and it is difficult to remove. So put the wheels on the stud/axel first and then install the the whole wheel/stud/axel assembly at once. This is not obvious.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Single Lower Rack Wheel (Now subbed to Lower Rear Rack Wheel and Axle Kit)

Part Number: PS1993855

In Stock

Single Lower Wheel Stud/Axle

Part Number: PS2353872

In Stock