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KitchenAid KUDR01TJ - Top Sprayer came off

Hello,  Today I noticed that the top sprayer arm was sitting on the bottom of the dish washer.  AllI could find was the arm, a plactic center piece and a metal part that looks like a key with a slot in the middle.  I tried to look for a parts listing and exploded diagram view of the parts but could not find anything on the Sears site where the dish washer was purchsed.  I am thinking that there is some type od screw that may be missing.
Can you help?  Thank you in advance.

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  • gscriv Jul 26, 2008

    The top sprayer also came off into the top wrack of our KUDR01TJ dishwasher, but there was a plastic 'thingy" like a bolt without threads laying in the bottom of the tub. We were able to reinsert the bolt type "thingy" through the sprayer and into the fixture on the top of the washer to hold the sprayer in place, and after spinning it by hand a few times it looks like it may stay put. We'll see if it stays during the next wash.

    Gary Scrivner

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  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    Top Sprayer came off

    How do I find a replacement and install it?

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Sounds like something is broken. Have you tried the Bosh web site??? get the full model from the d'washer and type that in. the spigot that attach's the arm locks in or is part of the arm on most makes and models

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