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DM55A Admiral 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 DM55A, or you can search by name or part description. You can also find your part by where it is located on the DM55A 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 DM55A parts. Installation instructions provided by other do-it-yourselfers will help guide you through your repair.

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$6.37

Heating Element Brass Nut

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

$5.15

Screw

This screw is sold individually.

$25.52

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...

$5.51

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is sold individually.

$5.63

GROMMET

$4.27

Inlet Hose Washer

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.

$3.57

Screw

This screw is sold individually. Size: 8-32 x 1/4 inch.

$32.98

Faucet Adapter Coupling

This part connects the drain hose to the sink.

$2.80

Screw - 6-32 x 5/16

This screw is well under an inch long, and is made of metal.

$4.90

Faucet Adapter Washer

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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)
  • 57 of 60 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:
  • 22 of 25 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

Water leak underneath dishwasher

  • Customer: Richard from New Orleans, LA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 8 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged dishwasher, removed the 2 wires clipped to the heating element, removed both cracked nuts, replaced with new nuts from PartSelect, clipped on wires, plugged in and did a test cycle. Based upon service quote from Best Buy, I saved myself $125.00 for just the call out, not including parts and labor. read more