Dishwasher Rehab

ApplianceKenmore Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set
Wrench(Adjustable)

John From Manchester, CT

Jul 25, 2010

9 out of 10 people found this instruction helpful

After hearing ominous grinding sounds and water leaking around the gasket, it was about time to rehab the dishwasher. This is usually the point where I say "t'hell with it, buy a new one". I am glad I didn't.
The Kit to rehab the impeller and such had EVERYTHING I needed. Right parts, right price.
Removed the upper arm assembly, T15 screwdriver, the screen strainer, the impeller, T25 screwdriver, the food grinding spring and impeller (the grinding noise, spring was sprung), and finally the post and impeller thingie (had to break it off, very brittle). The pieces went back on a lot more smoothly than it took to get them off!
Use your digital camera! I took pictures of every stage of the parts removal and what I removed. I got confused with some little balls that were inside and the pictures told me exactly where they went.
Door gasket? I should have replaced it YEARS ago, so easy and cheap with PartSelect parts.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Upper Wash Assembly

Part Number: PS344087

$17.55
In Stock

Drain and Wash Impeller Kit

Part Number: PS382822

$33.52
In Stock

Wash Arm Bearing Ring

Part Number: PS402231

$3.76
In Stock

Door Gasket (Now subbed to Door Gasket - Gray)

Part Number: PS5573867

$45.48
In Stock