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DU1248XTSB1 Whirlpool Dishwasher - Overview

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$16.03

Upper Rack Wheel with Mount

This wheel and mount assembly is located on the upper dishwasher rack. They are sold individually and four are usually required for your model. Also known as stationary wheel mount

$38.91

Heating Element

This heating element is designed to monitor and control the heat of the water that enters the dishwasher. It is located at the bottom of the dishwasher. If your dishwasher is not drying dishes properly, the water is not hot, the cleaning light blinks on the control panel, it does not start, or leaks, replacing the heating element could solve these issues. The tool required for this replacement is an adjustable wrench. Refer to the diagram provided by the manufacturer for further instructions before replacing this part. Remember to unplug your dishwasher from the power source for safety.

$56.56

Door Gasket with Strike - Black

This product contains both the door gasket and the door strike. The function of the door gasket on your dishwasher is to provide a seal between the tub and the door. The door strik...

$6.12

Rack Track Stop

The rack track stop on your dishwasher is designed to stop the dish rack at the appropriate place when opening and closing the rack. If your dishwasher is not cleaning your dishes properly, the rack stop may need to be replaced. The replacement part may differ slightly from the broken part, depending on the model. However, the different styles are interchangeable. This product is sold individually, and comes in both a white and grey plastic version. Many of our customers found this repair to be very easy. You will not require any tools to complete the job.

$11.43

Mounting Bracket

The mounting bracket is sold individually, without screws. This part secures the upper side of the dishwasher to the underside of the counter or cabinet to prevent the dishwasher f...

$19.54

Bi-Metal Fuse

This part is used as a safety device to protect the dishwasher circuit from overload. If the temperature gets to high it will shut off the electrical current to the heating unit in the appliance. Also known as Thermal Fuse.

$51.16

Water Inlet Valve

This water inlet valve should be located behind the lower kickplate panel in either the right or left corner. The attaching solenoids on the valve open and close according to the d...

$16.83

Rinse Aid Cap

The rinse aid cap (sometimes referred to as the dispenser cap), covers the rinse aid dispenser on the dishwasher door. If your dishwasher will not dispense detergent, or it is leaking detergent, there could be an issue with the rinse aid cap. Check the cap and its gasket for any damage or melting. If the cap has melted or it is not sealing the dispenser properly, the part should be replaced right away. This rinse aid cap comes with the gasket, so you should discard the existing gasket and rinse aid cap at the same time. The repair is relatively straightforward, and requires no tools.

$15.03

Spinner Kit

This is also called the 3rd-level spinner. This part works like a little spray arm at the top of your dishwasher.

$25.95

Chopper Assembly

This chopper assembly, or dishwasher drain food chopper, chops food particles into small pieces to prevent the dishwasher pump from clogging. If your dishwasher is making grinding, rattling, or humming noises, replacing this part may solve the issue. Other symptoms include not draining, low water pressure, chopper not working, or the dishes not being cleaned. The tools needed for this repair project are a #15 torque spit, #20 torque spit, small flat blade screwdriver, and needle nose pliers. Make sure to unplug your dishwasher from the power source before beginning installation. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for further instructions.

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Dishes on top rack of dishwasher were not being cleaned.

  • Customer: Bill from North Richland Hills, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 300 of 320 people found this instruction helpful
1) Remove top and bottom dish baskets from the dishwasher, this will give you room to work. To remove top basket there are clips at the end of the slide rails.
2) Remove lower spray arm by unscrewing plastic screw, it should only be hand tight.
3) In order to remove the strainer cover, you will need to remove the plastic tube that takes water to th... read more

dishwasher not draining after wash cycle

  • Customer: Andrew from Alexandria, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 298 of 330 people found this instruction helpful
Caviat: The actual repair is less than 15 minutes, but I spent a lot of time playing with it before I figured out it was that easy and fast. You don't need to remove the dishwasher from the counter to do this. And it will probably help to look at the new part closely so you can understand where the retainer clip is to press it and release the old pump.
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Loud grinding noise from water pump

  • Customer: Steve from Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 185 of 199 people found this instruction helpful
Rather than remove the pump assembly - as an earlier post had done - I pulled the entire dishwasher out and laid it down on the floor. This allowed easy, direct access to the motor (that was the hard, messy part). From this point it was easy. Unplug the wiring, remove the retaining bolt, rotate the motor off the mounting brackets and pull it out. Then put th... read more