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Upper spray arm tower came off - KitchenAid 24 in. KUDM01TJ - Multiple Color Built-in Dishwasher

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  • ellen664 Dec 28, 2008



    Our upper spray arm came off - we can't find the round, white, plastic piece that used to hold it up. The stainless steel arm itself looks okay. Does anyone know where to find the spare part to replace the white round plastic piece (may be called the "retainer") or even the complete upper spray arm for the G 880 SC.
    Thank you. Please email any answers to Help@amicusagency.com


  • ellen664 Dec 28, 2008



    Our upper spray arm came off - we can't find the round, white, plastic piece that used to hold it up. The stainless steel arm itself looks okay. Does anyone know where to find the spare part to replace the white round plastic piece (may be called the "retainer") or even the complete upper spray arm for the G 880 SC.
    Thank you. Please email any answers to Help@amicusagency.com



  • ruthmcclendo Mar 28, 2009

    Our upper spray arm came off and now the round white plastic piece that is used to attach it to the upper spray arm assembly will not hold it in place. It will atach very loosely but will come off when the dishwasher is used. Is there a clip or spring in the round white piece to hold it in place or is there another problem?

  • ellen664 May 11, 2010

    Thank you Joe. Will this work for a Miele dishwasher?

  • PETER Jun 25, 2013

    Yes. This happened to our dishwasher, too. The failure is due to a $0.05 nylon rivet that snaps in to retain the spray arm axle. This will be the second time I replaced this at a cost of $30. KitchenAid will not remedy this ridiculous problem. The only solution is for customers to stop buying KitchenAid. That tends to solve this type of proble.

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You can find a replacement for the upper spray arm (3rd level). Kitchenaid #8268298. See www.pcappliancerepair.com. Their part number is 8193504. $9.15 plus shipping. Good luck and happy holidays.

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I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM... THE DISHWASHER UPPER SPRAY ARM IS ATTUCHED TO THE TRAY MIDDEL TRAY AND NOT TO THE BACK HOLE... YOU SHULD HEAR THE "CLICK" ONCE ITS IN PLACE.

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Just had the same problem, and fixed it. Spray arms turn with proper water pressure in the pipes. 3 reasons can lower the water pressure. 1-pump motor losing power (wasn't my case) 2- cracked pipe (wasn't my case either, pipes, although plastics, seem to be very solid) and 3- debris in the pipes/filters. (It was my case) At first, it looks difficult to reach de filters, but it isn't.
1- Remove both baskets, the top one by removing the front plastic cap on the rails.
2- Remove the "+" bottom spray arm, by unscrewing counterclockwise (if I remember well...) the plastic screw dead center of it (use your fingers.)
3- Remove the three screws you see, but don't try to remove the filter part right away because there is a 4th screw under the leading water pipe, the one leading water to the top spray arms.
4-To remove the 4th screw, you must remove the plastic pipe that connect with the top spray arms. Easy. It's beeing held there by two clips, one on the back wall and one on the top wall. Just spread them with your fingers (or screwdriver) and turn the pipe toward the right side, to free the bottom part of the pipe from the middle/bottom spray arm holder, you'll have to bent it a little so it passes over the heating element.
5- Remove the last screw. Now there's nothing holding the bottom part anymore. just remove by moving it back and forth left and right (to loose it up), be carefull not to lose the clear plastic washers on the main shaft when removing. Now if your dishwasher is like mine (should be) you should see a lot of debris that couldn't reach the chopping device. In fact, the water couldn't flow properly because of all the debris stocked there by the bottom drain filter. Patio screws (?) small chicken bones, etc...
6- If you can find something to pump the water resting at bottom there, (I used a Prestone coolant tester!) you'd have a better view, and could remove the single screw holding the chopping device cap in place. That's the last step. Notice that the chopping device cap, even after the screw is removed, still look like firmly attached, like "glued", but there's absolutely nothing else holding the cap. Just shake it with your hand and it will eventually come off. Now you remove all the dirt/debris you see there, and then follow thw step back the rebuild the washing machine. On my part, it brought it back like if it was brand new..., but, now I'm being a little more carefull about the stuff I'm putting in there...
I hope it can help, English is not my first language.
Good luck
Daniel
Montreal, Canada

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