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Dishwasher racks are falling apart from rust. I would like to replace them, but am confused as to what parts to buy. Also, do you know where to buy them? When I searched for replacements, it seems like by the time I finish buying all the replacement parts, I should just replace the entire dishwasher!

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The racks are like 200 dollars a piece,replace the dish washer.

Posted on May 19, 2011

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