lower impeller froze to housing and sheared off at shaft - lack of use caused this problem

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher

ModelDU018DW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

jerry From geneva, AL

Oct 25, 2009

9 out of 20 people found this instruction helpful

Removed: tower and spray assembly, pump housing cover, volute cover, nylon retainer, lower impeller, sleeve and seal assembly. Replaced the sleeve and seal assembly and then the impeller. Reassembled. The small, square hole, nylon retainer was not shown in the diagram and it took me a while to recognize that it had to slip off the shaft before the broken impeller and sleeve and seal assembly could be removed. That was the trick.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lower Drain Impeller

Part Number: PS420969

$15.91
In Stock

Motor Seal and Sleeve Kit

Part Number: PS421123

$5.64
In Stock