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DU1248XTSS1 Whirlpool Dishwasher - Overview

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$16.85

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

$45.00

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 desired amount of water needed.

$8.07

Mounting Bracket

Sold individually.

$20.38

Chopper Assembly

This chopper assembly chops/minces the food particles to prevent clogging of the dishwasher pump.

$3.76

Rack Track Stop

Used for upper dishrack track.

$50.27

Door Gasket with Strike - Black

The gasket provides a seal between the tub and the door. The door strike serves as a mechanical actuator for door switch operation and provides door tension for proper seal.

$21.38

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 i...

$14.90

Rinse Aid Cap

$36.72

Heating Element

This dishwasher heating element is not designed to heat the water that enters it, but is designed to maintain the heat of the water that enters the dishwasher. It is located on the...

$15.27

Spinner Kit

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

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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
  • 172 of 181 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

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)
  • 87 of 94 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

dishwasher not draining after wash cycle

  • Customer: Andrew from Alexandria VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 84 of 92 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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