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Maytag Dishwasher circa 2002 - Defective Plastic rollers The plastic rollers that slide the arms of the dish rack keep breaking. I have had this dishwasher for 6yrs now and go through 1 a year. This defect is really annoying for two reasons one; the cost - $50 each - X's 6 years = $300. Secondly, the inconvenience of having a delapitated dish rack that crashes sideways - with the weight on only one side. Presently, I'm about to order my 6th one. I'd like to know if you are aware of this defect? Has there been a breakthrough in somehow beefing up the plastic so it doesn't do this anymore? Has there been any change in this roller part? Surely, I can't be the only one. Respectfully, Cheryl Lamb

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SOURCE: Trying to replace broken upper rack adjustment arm . . .

first off check to see if there is an endcap either the front or back of the track. if so remove the cap. check for end mount screws. if no screws the endcap opens up the route for popping the plastic cover off and exposing the screws.. see diagram(may not be exact model but it gives you an idea)

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Posted on May 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Replacing Rollers on GE 725

Hi bklink_2000,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: Now that you have the rollers you can't see how to get the old ones out or the new ones in. You are worried that if you forced the plastic piece out at the front of the steel rail you may bend the rail.

You're on the right track! The plastic end caps should pop off, that,s what they're for.

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Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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SOURCE: ge pdw7880j10ss dishwasher lower roller

(http://www.geappliances.com/service_and_support/parts/)
the correct # for your unit is pdw7880n10ss
just enter your model #(under repair or replacment parts)the site will walk you thru the rest.when you get to the parts list make sure you use the diagram to match your part exactly(click the red box at top of page)hope this helps.thanx for using fix-ya!!!

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: rollers on racks continue to break, Maytag fix is buy entire new assembly like part number 99003585 wihich is 32.95 each time

I found an engineer who has made stainless steel axels for the rack...www.fifengr.com/maytag/....a cost of $40...but well worth the one time solution....

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Broken rollers inside top rack slides

We got rollers recently from Johnstone Supply, 501 Third Avenue, South, Nashville, TN telephone 615-259-3440 or 254-0702. I don't know the cost, but I'm pretty sure it was not $72. I suggest that you have the model #.
I am planning to buy some for another dishwasher at the moment.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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