leaking water from heating element

ApplianceTappan Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Socket set

william From sun city, CA

Jan 04, 2014

first I shut off power at breaker then took off bottom panel,removed old nuts had a problem with the 1 in the back had to remove a few wires to be able to reach in.Then i open door removed dishwasher rack and heater element notice that the hole was rusted out a little so I cleaned area up and used permatex silicone all the area installed the new grommets replaced the heating element put it all back together will test for leaks after silicone cures

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Part Number: PS451462

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Heating Element Brass Nut

Part Number: PS1524878

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