Dishwasher wouldn't drain; pump drain impeller had come off drive shaft.

ApplianceKenmore Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Harry From Hampden, MA

Mar 07, 2008

7 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

Replaced the pump drain as one complete assembly. Couldn't do it from under the front panel as there is a small lug that you have to depress on the top of the assembly before you can twist the assembly counter-clockwise by hand. I tried but I couln't get the leverage. Had to take dishwasher out from under the unit and tip it on its side. The rest was very straightforward. If you can remove the dishwasher from under the unit easily I would suggest you don't even bother trying to change the pump drain while the dishwasher is in place. It's not worth the hassle.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Drain Pump

Part Number: PS382477

$51.07
In Stock