Leaking from the drain valve shaft

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher

Modelgsd2001g00ww

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Daren From Villa Rica, GA

Feb 19, 2008

3 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

It turned out to be an easier job than I thought it was going to be. Of course, I was still a bit surprised it worked right and didn't leak once I was done.

I started by taking off the servo that opens up the drain valve. I didn't think I could take out and replace the shaft seal from this position so I took the whole motor and drain assembly out by loosening the sump and pump clamps. This allowed me to wiggle out the whole mechanism. One plug and a ground wire had to be undone but that was it. The Push On Nut was the worst part - pain to take off - worse to get a new one on. I wasn't sure (still not) if I could get it in the right place. Once I got everything back together and the servo mount on it seemed to hold the nut in the right place.

I tested it and yelled "it doesn't leak!" my wife promptly said "Yet!".

We have run the dishwasher twice - so far - no leaks!

I couldn't have done it with out PartSelect's prompt service, diagrams, and part photos. I don't want to fix any more appliances but if I have to PartSelect is where I'll come for parts and diagrams.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drain Valve Shaft Seal

Part Number: PS263930

$16.89
In Stock

Push On Nut

Part Number: PS298353

$2.79
In Stock