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DM55A Admiral Dishwasher - Overview

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$3.27

Heating Element Brass Nut

This nut is sold individually. It is used to install the heating element.

$2.70

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$24.59

Faucet Adapter

Used with some portable dishwashers and washers. NOTE: As per the factory, this is used for faucets with inside or outside threads. For female connection (outside) just remove t...

$5.40

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is sold individually.

$2.98

GROMMET

$4.19

Inlet Hose Gasket

This high pressure inlet hose washer is black. It is an inch in diameter, made of rubber, and used with many washing machines, refrigerators, and dishwashers.

$2.73

Screw - 6-32 x 5/16

Sold individually.

$4.27

Coupler Gasket

$4.14

O-RING

$58.46

Faucet Adapter Coupling

This part connects the drain hose to the sink.

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Water leaking under the dishwasher

  • Customer: Dennis from Tryon NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 49 of 51 people found this instruction helpful
I looked under and found that 2 brass nuts that secured the heater element through the base housing of the dishwasher has split down each side of the nut and no longer was tight enough to keep water from leaking around either end of the heater element. I powered down the dishwasher at the circuit breaker and then reached under the dishwasher and pulled away... read more

I had bought the portable dishwasher from an add in the paper and unfortunately I was unaware that they require faucet adapters and it was not given to me along with the appliance.

  • Customer: Ronald from Chebanse IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 21 of 24 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the part and it fit perfectly!! About five minutes to screw it onto my faucet and problem solved!!! read more

Needed adapter to connect faucet to portable dishwasher

  • Customer: susan from muncie IN
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 12 of 22 people found this instruction helpful
The adapter still needs another union to fit to the faucet . I have tried Ace Hardware, Lowes, Menards, Danco, Price Pfister and many online plumbing supply and hardware stores and am not able to find a union or combination of unions to fit.
I need an adapter with two 55/64-27 male ends. read more