How to Replace Dishwasher Basket Wheels

You may have broken or missing wheels if your baskets wobble or are stiff when you open and close them. It is difficult to load the dishwasher and can damage dishes and glasses. This guide will teach you how to replace the dishwasher basket wheels easily and quickly.

Find your model number

It is essential to ensure that you have the appropriate replacement basket wheels. A dishwasher’s model number can be found on an information plate or sticker behind the front door. The model number may be on a sticker or data plate behind the door or around the frame. The model will consist of letters, numbers, or other characters. For example, a dash (“-“) or a “slash (/). See our article on finding the model of your dishwasher.

How to Replace Dishwasher Basket Wheels

Remove basket

Remove the basket and cutlery basket first.

Remove the broken rim

Apply pressure to the wheel, and it will pop right off. You can skip this step if the wheel is already off or missing.

Install the axle and wheel

The wheel and axle may come separately or together, depending on the model and make of your dishwasher. You will have to join them if they come separately. Place the axle on a flat surface and the wheel above it. It is quite a tight fit, so you’ll need to use your palm to press the wheel.

Attach a wheel to the basket

Attach the wheel to the basket once the axle and wheel are assembled. You can click the wheel into place by pressing down on it.

Replace basket

Replace the wheel and place the basket inside the dishwasher. Make sure that it slides back and forth easily. This simple fix should get your basket back to working as it should.

How to Replace Dishwasher Basket Wheels
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