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Broken Lower Sprayer

Hi, we got a used dishwasher that had major scale/deposit buildup. When I tried to remove the lower sprayer arm to get at the screen below, the tower part just snapped right off! Can this be epoxy'd (if I'm careful with placement of it)? Any suggestions on which epoxy? Or, will I have to replace w/new parts? I'm heading out to Lowe's soon, so please Help! if you can!!! Thanks, in advance, Brandy "I'm Just a Girl" Smith.

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Unlikely that epoxy will provide a permanent repair. replace with new parts - should not be overly expensive

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