Grinding noise followed by dishwaher malfunction

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Henry From Plymouth, MA

Nov 19, 2010

4 out of 8 people found this instruction helpful

Drained washer with hand pump. Thermo fuse had blown. Removed control panel and substituted a 15 amp automotive ATC fuse, shimming the blades with aluminum foil. Removed dishwasher from counter niche. Tipped dishwasher, removed and inspected drain pump and recirculating pump. No apparent problems noted. Temporarily rerouted supply and drain lines and restarted. Grinding noise clearly came from the drain pump. Ordered new drain pump and replaced.replaced 20 amp thermo fuse.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drain Pump- 60Hz 120V

Part Number: PS382477

In Stock