water leak due to bad rubber connector

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years


Timothy From Loves Park, IL

Jan 09, 2011

3 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

Ordered rubber connector and it arrived the next day. Shut off main power and water. Disconnected water supply and pulled unit out from under counter. Flipped unit over on it's side. Disconnected wiring, drain hose, clamps and completely removed motor/pump. Rubber connector would not unscrew by hand so I found a drinking glass slightly smaller in diameter than the connector inner diameter. Inserted glass in connector and proceeded to unscrew connector by turning connector and glass together. After removing old connector I cleaned the mating part after removing it from inside the washer and removed all the build-up. Replaced everything back in same order.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Sump Housing

Part Number: PS259557

In Stock

Pump To Wash Arm Rubber Connector

Part Number: PS259558

In Stock