Dishwasher leaking from underneath unit

ApplianceFrigidaire Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Wrench set

Keith From Meansville, GA

Jun 09, 2014

Spotted the source of the leak at the first heating element under the dishwasher. Removed the brass mounting nut and it was cracked. Replaced with new part from PartSelect.com and the leak was fixed. Apparently the heating element gets so hot it tends to crack the mounting nuts, which results in a leak. Delivery time for part said 3-5 days - mine arrived one day after ordered!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heating Element Brass Nut

Part Number: PS1524878

$3.27
In Stock