This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the upper spray arm on an LG dishwasher. The most common reason for replacing the upper spray arm is when the dishwasher isn’t cleaning dishes properly.
All of the information for this upper spray arm replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
To replace the upper spinner arm on your dishwasher first remove the lower and upper dish racks.
Next, hold both ends of the lower wash arm and pull the assembly out.
This may require some effort.
Remove the screw to release the water guide retaining clip.
Now detach the water guide from the upper and rear mounting brackets then rotate the guide to remove it from the filter assembly.
Use pliers to release the pin securing the old spinner arm if still intact.
Install the new upper spinner arm by positioning it on the water guide then snap the pin in to secure.
Insert the water guide into the filter assembly and rotate to secure.
Snap the guide into the two mounting brackets and replace the retaining clip.
Replace the lower wash arm by aligning it on the filter assembly and pushing firmly into place.
Make sure the arm spins freely and replace both the upper and lower dish racks.