Door Gasket was bad causing a water leak

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools

Edward From Springfield, NJ

Jun 29, 2010

29 out of 30 people found this instruction helpful

This repair was very simple. I opened the door of the dishwasher then pulled the old rubber seal (gasket) out; I checked the old gasket to with the new one to ensure the new one was correct then installed the new one. There are two small rubber pieces located in mounting slots below the door gasket that slide out; I slide the old ones out and slide the new ones in. No tools required.
The thing that made the whole job easier was ordering the parts from Parts Select; I couldn't find exactly what I needed on the Whirlpool website but I found exactly what I needed on the Parts Select website and the parts were a perfect match.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Deflector

Part Number: PS397064

$20.39
In Stock

Door Gasket (Now subbed to Door Gasket)

Part Number: PS5573867

$45.48
In Stock