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Spray tower fell off

Hey I have a kenmore ultrawash dishwasher and the spray arm fell off. I'm not sure how to get it back in...looks complicated...can you give me help?

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  • Cazzie59 Nov 22, 2007

    My spray tower fell off too. I'm bamboozled as to how it fits back in.. I have no instruction manual. The Dishwasher came with the house. Would appreciate any advice.

    Thanks in anticipation

    Carolynne

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Fell off

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The Spray tower fits in the bottom rack, Its actually pretty obvious as there is no way it can sit int he position it has to without being in the rack itself otherwise the rack and tower would block each other all the time. 
 Examine the base of your spray tower it should have two "clips" or plastic protusions that will, with a circular twist, snap onto the bars of the middle of the rack itself. Then when in place and your rack is slid inside the dishwasher the tower should sit directly over top of the exact middle of your bottom spray arm. 
et Voila. 

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