Door leak and leak on inlet valve

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

April From Valdosta, GA

Feb 16, 2009

4 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

I replaced the door latch grommet just as everyone else has described on this site. It was pretty easy. I was amazed that such a little piece of rubber can let so much water get by. The inlet valve was not too bad either. Take the two bolts out that hold the bracket to the dishwasher. Remove the rubber hose on the back side and take loose the two electrical connections. My water line was long enough to pull it out in front of the dishwasher. Then I took the water line loose and removed the fitting. Installed the new one in reverse order of what I just described. These items took care of the bulk of the leaking problem. But I am in the process of ordering a new door seal which I hope resolves the rest of the issue. Also make sure you check the upper and lower control arms to make sure the spray holes are free of debris. This dishwasher was full of pieces of clear plastic that caused the spray arms to spray indirectly and towards the cracks of the doors.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dispenser Door Latch Grommet (Now subbed to GROMMET)

Part Number: PS1662429

In Stock

Water Inlet Valve (Now subbed to Water Inlet Valve - 120V)

Part Number: PS2098994

In Stock