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Maytag Dishwasher Top Rack Replacement

Are There Chips Or Scratches On The Rack Tines

Maytag Dishwasher Repair How to replace the Upper Dish Rack

Do not wash rusty metal items such as graters, potato peelers, cast-iron items or items that may scratch or chip the dishwasher tines in the dishwasher.

A dishwasher rack repair kit can be used to cover chips or scratches on the rack tines.

This accessory is available for purchase. Locate the accessories page in the menu above.

Are You Having Difficulty Loading Dishes

The adjustable upper rack can be raised or lowered to accommodate taller plates, platters, pots or pans in the upper or lower racks. To raise or lower the upper rack, press both rack adjusters and lift or lower the rack until it is in the desired position and level.

NOTE: Always unload the upper rack before adjusting.

How To Remove The Upper Rack On Your Maytag Dishwasher

Most dishwashers have the ability to remove the upper rack. This is beneficial if you want to wash large stock pots, or tall items like vases or platters. The information below shows how to remove the most common type of upper rack. Check the Owner’s Manual for your specific model for more information.

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Maytag Quiet Series 300 Dishwasher Wheel Repair Hack

The wheels on the rack adjuster assembly of the Maytag Quiet Series 300 Dishwasher seem to be poorly designed. In under three years of use, we have broken four of them — even one within the first two months of operation. Another wheel just broke, and I’m now out of spares supplied by Maytag during the warranty period. So, here’s my hack to reattach the wheel and keep it washing dishes.

Replacement 8561996 Dishwasher Upper Rack Adjuster For Whirlpool / Maytag

Replacement 8561996 Dishwasher Upper Rack Adjuster for Whirlpool / Maytag
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Photos taken on a 1″ grid.

Replacement upper rack adjuster used for some Kenmore, Maytag, and Whirlpool dishwasher models.

Directly Replaces: W11157084 WP8561996, 8561996, W10889280, 4547264, AH973972, AP6285708, AP3777636, EA973972, PD00039837, PS12347743, PS973972.


  • Adjusts the height of the upper dish rack.
  • Includes Adjuster Wheel Assembly.


  • Overall Dimensions: 1-15/16″L x 1-1/8″W x 4-3/4″H.
  • Wheel diameter measures 1-3/16″.
  • replacement part worked

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