DW wouldn't drain all of the way and food scraps would build up behind the screen

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

Phyllis From San Diego, CA

Jul 11, 2012

Removed the four hex screws holding the screen housing. Remove the screen housing. Unscrew Piston and Nut assy CCW using fingers or pliers. Place new piston and nut assy in cavity screw in CW replace screen housing and four hex nuts. The comb flex tines were rusted out on the tips. Replaced by pulling out tine comb from plastic clips. Installed new tine assy following original clip alignment.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Piston and Nut Assembly

Part Number: PS260690

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Part Number: PS261235

No Longer Available