How do I fix a dishwasher bent prong on the top rack of the dishwasher?

A prong in my dishwasher is not broken, but bent all the way over now. I don't know the correct term for them so I called them prongs, but they are the parts of the top rack in several rows of the newer kinds of dishwashers.

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  • 4 years ago

    Bend it back, although if it is old and rusted and not made of current materials, it might break.

    Source(s): A house we bought had an old dishwasher. About four prongs were ready to break off. I broke them off, used enamel repair, which didn't last and then I bought a new dishwasher.
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