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The upper spray arm came off. How to I put it back on?

The upper arm of my Frigidaire Professional Series dishwasher came off.  I don't know how.  The are doesn't look like anything is cracked or broken.  When I try to push it back in place, the receiving swivel recedes into the dishwasher roof.  Any idea how to put the arm back on?  I appreciate the help.

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  • plt311 Mar 30, 2008

    yes, i have the same problem.. the screw on part is not the problem. it is the white plastic snap-on thing that holds the spary arm comes off easily. Do i need to order a whole new spray arm??

  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    Had same problem. Unscrewed and snapped rotating arm back on. Originally looked like a piece was missing, I guess its designed to snap off rather than break.

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    thanks to love_2bhate - just did as he said. Even with my handymen's ability (0) it was easy. Took me a while to put a round piece back, but it is me ;-))

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    upper spray arm fell off how do I get back on

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I realize this problem was in March of 2008 but if in the case someone else needs the solution. The Frigidaire website doesn't list this in there troubleshooting list either.

I had the same problem and let the upper spray arm off for a couple of months. My glasses were not getting cleaned as well so I was rewashing everything by hand. What's the point of that if I have a dishwasher.

On the inner roof of the dishwasher there is a round piece that you hook the upper spray arm to. Well it's a pain to try to just snap it on. Unscrew it by hand, get the little white plastic piece so the teeth are pointing out of the hole and snap on it on that way. One tooth at a time and it should go back on. It will be wobbly. Works like new I am so happy !

From now on be careful what you place on the top rack, if the item is too big it will cause it to snap off again. I know I will :)

Thank god I didn't get a repair man in here for something as minimal as that.



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Yes, my husband just unscrewed the round piece on the upper top of the dishwasher that the arm attaches to and problem solved

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The upper most spray arm simply scrws into place onto the spray arm manifold, you shouldnt have to , but if needed you can oull unit out from under counter and hold pressure down o nthe manifold as you try to crew on from underneath, part number 154478201 if you need to replace the spray arm

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Yay!!!!!! This solved my problem. Who knew it screwed off! Thank God for internet! Thanks!!!!

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Thanks

I want you all to know that I pulled the round piece off - it would not unscrew, but did screw it back into place.

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SOURCE: upper spray arm broke off

I hope it did not break, only came off. I had the same problem. You have to unscrew the round part from the ceiling of the dishwasher, put the three pieces together, easy, and then screw the whole thing back. No tools needed. Top rack can stay on while working. It helps if the dishwasher is empty. If the threading is good, this should solve the problem.

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