Water Inlet Valve leaking

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Wrench set

Raymond From Richboro, PA

Jun 02, 2014

1-Turn off water supply.2 remove any fasteners holding dishwasher to countertop and slide dishwasher from under counter - 3-Remove black plastic retainer from lower left corner of left side of dishwasher. this retainer holds the white insulation sheet in place.4-remove upper and lower racks.5-lay dishwasher over on it's right side.The valve is plainly visible. 6-remove electrical connector. 7-Use pliers to release clamp and remove rubber hose.8-Remove brass fitting. 9-Use 1/4 nut driver or socket or screwdriver to remove two screws attaching black front panel which covers the opening near the floor when the dishwasher is upright.10-use Phillips screwdriver to remove 1 screw holding the water valve to frame. 11- Remove 90degree brass fitting from old valve.12-Attach fitting to new valve using Teflon tape on threads.13- after mounting valve with screw,follow steps 1 thru 9. Turn on water supply and check for leak before turning dishwasher upright. Run wash cycle to check operation.Slide back into place.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve

Part Number: PS2348011

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