The green "Clean Light" was staying on after shutting down in the middle of the cycle. I put it in troubleshooting mode and found out it was the heating element.

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

dan From Humble, TX

Sep 14, 2011

3 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

Disconnect power Pull out dishwasher. Turn it 45 degrees to your right. Turn it on its side. disconnect the connections to the heating element {2}. Remove bolts, remove element. Install new element and tighten bolts. Reconnect electrical connectors. puch it back in place. reconnectPower your done

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heater Nut (Now subbed to Heating Element Nut)

Part Number: PS392966

In Stock

Heater Element (Now subbed to Heating Element)

Part Number: PS8260087

In Stock