Ordered axles to replace several originals which had broken.

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher

ModelPS354746

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Dee From Bryn Mawr, PA

Feb 13, 2014

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The installation video is excellent. What should have been a simple fix proved to be difficult for me. Perhaps a function of not enough hand strength to "snap" the axles in place. After trying to use a screwdriver to pry open a side enough to slide on and soaking in hot water to make the axles more pliable -- neither of which worked -- I turned the rack on its side, inserted the axle in the opening and then stepped on it. Voila! That worked beautifully and the next two were easy using the "stand-on-it" method. For anyone with a similar issue as far as hand strength, I recommend this method.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Single Lower Roller Axle

Part Number: PS354746

$2.52
In Stock

Single Roller Wheel

Part Number: PS354749

$2.67
In Stock