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Top spinner arm of dishwasher keeps falling off

We've got a frigidaire dishwasher (model number fdb2810ldc1) that's about 3 years old. It has a white plastic spinning arm thing on the inside top of it that keeps falling off and driving me mad! I think originally a tall glass or dish must have hit it to knock it off, but now any little movement makes it fall. We keep putting it back on, but the top rack has so much play in it that we have to carefully lift the rack instead of just pull it out or the stupid arm thingie falls off again. I'm ready to throw the whole thing out the window, but my husband says it's too new to justify buying a new dishwasher. Can someone tell me how to fix this thing? Thanks!
~Nanci

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  • amysjnk Dec 27, 2008

    We have the same problem with ours. In addition, we can't pull the top shelf more than halfway out without it falling off of its rollers. It is really infuriating to have to bend over and reach in every time we load or unload it. I would love to be able to fix the stupid thing, but don't know how.

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Did you solve this. we have the same problem. the piece that the arm is connected to is slightly broken. I don't want to pay for a service call. let me know what you did.

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  • mrsanne Mar 06, 2011

    Same problem :( Perhaps frigidaire will come out with a patch? We need help from frigidaire!

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