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DC5J Magic Chef Dishwasher - Overview

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If you know the dishwasher repair part you need, you can browse the list of all parts on the DC5J, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the DC5J by selecting a section below. If you’re not sure which part you need, you can narrow your search by selecting a common symptom and we’ll show you the repair parts most likely to fix your dishwasher. We’ve also included any installation videos we have for DC5J parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$53.18

Door Gasket

This dishwasher door gasket, or door seal, allows the dishwasher door to have an airtight seal when closing the door. No tools are required for this installation, simply remove the...

$5.44

Door Spring Linkage

The door spring retainer is used in dishwashers. It attaches and holds the door spring to the support frame. If your dishwashers door keeps crashing, or both the door and dish rack are falling apart, then replacing the door spring retainer, which provides more flexibility, could be the solution to your symptoms. Before starting this project make sure to unplug the dishwasher as well as shut off the water supply before installing the spring retainer. Tools are not needed for this easy repair. Refer to the manufacturers installation instructions for best results and accuracy.

$15.12

White Dishrack Roller - just over an inch in diameter

This upper dishwasher dishrack roller, also known as a dishrack wheel, allows you to roll the dishwasher rack easily on the support rails. If your dishwasher rack is disconnected o...

$24.99

Faucet Adapter

The faucet adapter for your portable dishwasher or washing machine attaches to the faucet and allows you to connect the machine to the tap. Before you install the faucet adapter on your taps, be sure that it fits the coupler on your dishwasher or washer. As per the factory, this is used for faucets with inside or outside threads. For female connection (outside) just remove the washers. This adapter is approximately 1 inch in length, and slightly less than one inch in diameter. This adapter comes with two different thicknesses of rubber washer. You will not need to use both so be sure to determine which thickness works best for your tap before installing it.

$17.22

Inner Door Foam Insulation Strip

This genuine inner door foam insulation strip, sometimes known as bottom seal foam, is used to create a waterproof seal that helps prevent leaking from the door area of the dishwas...

$37.81

Door Switches and Holder Assembly

This part senses when the dishwasher door is closed so the cycle can start, and prevents it from starting if the door is not closed. If the dishwasher will not start or will not close, you may need to replace the door switches and holder assembly, also known as the door latch assembly. The dishwasher will not start if this part is defective. It includes two switches and the holder, this part does not include the handle or screws. Tools needed are T20 torx driver, needle nose pliers, and 1/4 inch nut driver. This is a genuine OEM part that is sourced directly from the manufacturer.

$3.02

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is used in a wide variety of household appliances. Most often it is found in washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, garbage disposals, or air...

$3.91

Door Spring

The door spring puts tension on the dishwasher door though the hinge. This keeps it from falling or dropping abruptly when opening and closing. Please note: The spring for either side of the door is sold individually. If you see that your dishwasher is leaking, the door will not close or open properly, or it gets stuck, then replacing the spring could be a solution to these symptoms. During installation, remember there is potential for the door spring to snap if it is under too much pressure. For safety precautions, make sure you unplug the dishwasher from the power source before beginning your project.

$3.02

Screw

Sold individually. Lock washers are used with screws when vibration from an appliance may cause the screw to loosen. Lock washers are also used in the electrical components of an ...

$32.67

Lower Spray Arm Support

This part is used to house the lower spray arm.

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Water dripping from right corner of door

  • Customer: Tim from Ringgold, GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 578 of 588 people found this instruction helpful
Took out about 7 torx screws to remove the inner door liner. Discovered evidence of leak coming from the sop dispenser latch, and noticed the grommet had turned soft and was torn. The grommet is only about 1" square. Used nut driver to remove two screws to remove latch assembly. Slipped old grommet off and put new one on, and reattached the latch. The foam s... read more

Rack roller broke

  • Customer: Kathy from Lombard, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 487 of 488 people found this instruction helpful
I opened the end stop of the rack, replaced the roller, and put the end stop back on. I can't believe I paid the repairman the last time $125????? An he put in a regular screw that rusted and broke the roller. Took me 3 minutes! Thanks read more

Water Leak at right side bottom of the dishwasher door

  • Customer: Bernard from Williamsport, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 446 of 457 people found this instruction helpful
After dissassembling the unit to discover the leakage source I determined that it would do best to replace the top three contributors to the problem as listed by you. Disassembly, parts replacement and reassembly was straight forward and a few hints garnered from your good instructions and assembly blow-up drawings made the job simple with the most difficul... read more