Simple fix

ApplianceHotpoint Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

nick From plainfield, IL

May 11, 2010

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

This is a very simple fix. The majority of work comes from getting the unit out of it's enclosed space so it can be worked on. Once the dishwasher is out in the open, lay it on it's side, and simply unscrew some metal clamps, pop out the bad part, replace it with the new, reattach the pieces and clamps, and start putting the unit back in place.

I'm just happy I was able to actually find the part to begin with, and then to make the changes myself is a very rewarding feeling. Instead of missing time from work and shelling out $150+ to have an appliance repair man come out to do the work, I spent $20 for the part, and maybe an hour total to make the repairs.

I'll be back to this site in the future if/when other parts on other appliances go bad.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Pump To Wash Arm Rubber Connector

Part Number: PS259558

$9.07
In Stock