Indesit Dishwasher Top Spray Arm Fixing Nut with Seal

Stock Number: ES492697

Manufactured by Indesit

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If you've noticed the upper spray arm in your dishwasher is tilted, or won't turn properly, the fixing nut could be the cause. The seal over time, becomes worn, preventing the spray arm rotating as normal. This spare will have the arm locked securely in place, so no need to worry about it falling off. 

Genuine spare for select Ariston, Creda, Hotpoint, Indesit and Philco dishwashers. Prior to ordering, please check the list of appliances to ensure this is the right part for you.

How to replace dishwasher spray arms

This video should help with fitting this part. However, the exact layout and fitting technique may differ for your make and model.

Be safe - always unplug any appliance from the electricity supply before carrying out any work on it.
If you are in any doubt contact a qualified repairer.

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Rated 4.8 out of 5 (127 customer reviews)
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  • Indesit Dish washer Part No ES 492697

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    By - Lincolnshire

    although this the part i required it was only the fact that it looked like what i wanted not from your part description. It is NOT a top arm fixing nut. It is in fact the nut that retains the fitting (that supplies water to the top arm) to the back of the tub & provides the seal to the top arm. I phoned to confirm my hunch that it was what i wanted to be told that he wasn't techniccally minded & there was nobody there that could confirm. I don't know what wording you could use to describe it's function. Possibly a picture?. For what it is i think it was very expesive.
  • great purchase

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    By - DD112PE

    Part was very easy to install. Video was extremely helpful.
  • Good DIY repair

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    By - midlands

    This was an easy repair to maintain water supply to the top spray arm, helped by the useful video on the web site that gave confidence in using a spanner on the plastic nut. The seal in the new nut is not the best quality as it has large mould marks that could reduce it's effectiveness.

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  • Q How does it fit? 5 Answers

    I'm going to need one of these, cos the seal is shredded on mine, does this part just unscrew and screw back in? I've tried gently undoing mine, but it's not budging, didn't want to try too much force and break it! Thanks ed.

    By edjimf - 08 February 2010

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      I had the same problem. In the end I took a pair of mole-grips to it and it came away easily. It's highly unlikely you@ll break it with a bit of force - they are tightly fitted to maintain pressure. Go for it.

      By banjoman1 - Norfolk - 25 May 2010

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      Get a pair of long nose pliers or mole grips and gently turn just to break up any verdigris around nut

      By davedjd - PORTSMOUTH - 11 May 2010

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      I have replaced this seal nut - mine was also very tight and I had to use a Mole Wrench to get it off. However it just unscrews, and the new one screws back on, as you would hope. I also replaced the spray arm as the seal on this was also perished, and now things are working perfectly.

      By jake90uk - Abergavenny - 18 April 2010

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      Yes it does unscrew and it is on tight, you will need a the help of a pair of grips just do it gently and it will unscrew nicely.

      By veryfoxey - Ellesmere port - 26 February 2010

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      Yes, just unscrew the old damaged one and screw in the new part. Don't worry about breaking the old seal 'cos you just bin it anyway. The new part is a complete replacement. If it is very tight you could try loosening it gently with a plumber's tap wrench. Access to to do this is easier if you take out the top dish rack. In most dishwashers you simply undo the clips at the front of the telescopic rails and withdraw the rack runners.

      By diydeemon - Northern Ireland - 10 February 2010

  • Q Ariston afa250 is this the one in my pics? (dishwasher to upper basket) 3 Answers

    By Anonymous - Cannock - 15 February 2009

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      Yes

      By davedjd - PORTSMOUTH - 11 May 2010

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      Yes you are definitely on the right track here. From your pictures I would say that is the faulty part to be replaced with new fixing nut with seal. That outlet feeds water into your top spray arm and the rubber seal needs to be a good tight fit to get best water pressure.

      By diydeemon - Northern Ireland - 10 February 2010

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      Hi Seanagreen, this is the very part you have photographed.

      By Rory eSpares Staff - 25 March 2009

  • Q will this fit Proline pdw 080 dishwasher 1 Answer

    By hattie - 03 August 2009

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      As i did not get reply for a week I took a chance an ordered one . This has now arrived and screws on perfectly. Waiting for wife to test it but should be fine so answer is yes it fits Proline washers

      By hattie - 12 August 2009