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Kenmore DW model 15999 Lower Spray Tower Came off

I have a Kenmore dishwasher model 15999 .
When I opened the door and started to pull out the lower rack, it looked like something was catching and preventing the rack from coming out. Protruding thru the lrack was a cone shaped object which I pulled thru.

The manual says it is the Lower Spray Tower. It also looks like the circular plate is raised up from it's normal position.

The users manual just points out the spray tower and nothing else is described. Does anyone have any idea how I can reattach this cone shaped item so I can get back to the business of washing dishes?

Thanks, Cyndee

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Yes, I was able to get it fixed.
The spray tower actually fits in the rack (I had thought it fit in the top of the lower spray arm - wrong!)

If you were to look at the spray tower itself, it has 2 little clip like plastic protrusions that with a little twist will clip onto the lower rack!

Push the lower rack in and you can see where the center would be, (right over the middle of the lower spray arm ).

Now pull out the rack and take the spray tower and slip it under the rack up thru the bottom in the position you noted was the center (from above).

Now with the spray tower in place, slide the rack back inside the dishwsher and you will see that the tower will be sitting directly over the top of the exact middle of the lower spray arm.

Voila!

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