The seal was bad on Dishwasher door, leaked

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools

Doug From Morgan Hill, CA

Apr 03, 2009

3 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

I opened the dishwasher door, removed the old tired seal in a manner of seconds. I measured the old seal against the new, same length, so no cutting. I started on one side pushing the seal in to the groove, made sure the seal was centered in the door. (not too long on one side or the other) It took less than 5 minutes to place the seal and check that it was all the way in, all around the door. I wiped the door down with some cleaner, where it contacts the seal. The door was harder to close, but I expected that until it breaks in. I ran a short load in the dishwasher with no leaks. :)

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Gasket (Now subbed to Door Gasket with Strike - Black)

Part Number: PS5136129

$50.27
In Stock