Control module went out - causing the heating element to super heat, melting several of the plastic interior parts

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Mark From Omaha, NE

Aug 26, 2011

11 out of 98 people found this instruction helpful

I replaced the control module, and effected plastic interior parts - tested wihout heat, then re-tested with heat dry - performed beautifully. This is a pretty expensive unit that would cost around $1500 to replace new. And, Sears wanted $1500 to repair, so I saved a bunch doing it myself for about $350.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lower Spray Arm Bearing

Part Number: PS258123

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Fine Filter Hub Nut

Part Number: PS259078

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Upper Spray Arm Bearing

Part Number: PS958795

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SCR 8-32 B HXW 1.13 SS

Part Number: PS958860

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Fine Filter

Part Number: PS958919

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Tine Retainer

Part Number: PS958926

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Tine Retainer/Clip

Part Number: PS958927

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Part Number: PS958929

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Lower Rack Wheel - Front or Rear

Part Number: PS958945

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Control Board

Part Number: PS1016895

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Part Number: PS1020195

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Silverware Basket

Part Number: PS1481966

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Single Wheel Axle

Part Number: PS2337855

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Sump Filter and Cover

Part Number: PS2370522

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Detergent Dispensing Assembly (Now subbed to DISPENSING DET ASM)

Part Number: PS3506782

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