Sound of a bearing wearing out, louder than normal operation

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

John From Ketchikan, AK

Jun 03, 2012

Removed the screws under the counter, retracted the leveling bolt jacks, turned off power to unit, turned off water supply to unit and made sure that all the water was out of the unit. Disconnect supply and drain lines. slide out unit from under counter and put protection over the door then lay it over onto the door. unplug the motor remove the screw that holds the motor in place, turn the motor counterclock wise, wiggle the motor in a side to side motion and it will come right out.(GLOVES ARE RECOMENDED FOR THIS OPERATION). Use cooking spray or olive oil on the O-ring. line up the arrow on the pump housing with the arrow on the pump motor and put the unit back together in the reverse order. Test the unit with a operation of a quick rinse to check of leaks. This is a very easy repair.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Circulation Pump Motor with Impeller - 60Hz 120V (Now subbed to Circulation Pump and Motor)

Part Number: PS11699778

In Stock