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DW861UQP Jenn-Air Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for DW861UQP parts

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All Instructions for the DW861UQP
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Door Spring linkage broke.... replaced

  • Customer: Vicki from Spokane WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Go to computer, log onto PartSelect, order part. Two days later, go to mailbox, open package. Go back to computer, log onto PartSelect, watch instructional video on how to install the part. Go to kitchen, do what the video showed you to do. Job done.

Lint screen would not clean well

  • Customer: Amanda D. from Flag Pond TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Replaced lint screen.

leak @ bottom of door

  • Customer: Ron from Westwood NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First replaced the door seal, that slowed it down substantially, but not totally. Next replaced inner door foam insulation strip and that took care of it, no more leaks. There was some corrosion evident after I scraped off the old strip, sanded that smooth with emery sandpaper and then installed new strip. Job done!

Plastic linkage had broken

  • Customer: Sandy from Grass Valley CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Followed the outstanding video instructions. Your company is fantastic. Your attention to detail, the quick shipment (one day) and video ... stellar! We will be referring your company to all!!! Thank you!!!!

water leaked out of door.

  • Customer: Robin from Levittown PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced with new gasket and it works great.

Nut had become enlarged and worn. Would not hold upper spray arm

  • Customer: Leo from Harlan KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Hand tightened nut

Water leaking form left front of door.

  • Customer: Richard from Manitowoc WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Received the parts within two days. Watched the video and it explained everything. Found it hard to believe how easy it would be, and it was very easy. Cleaning up the door in preparation to installing the new gasket took longer than the gasket installation. The gasket just pressed in the channel, frankly I was surprised that the door inner shield did not have to be removed. The water deflector just pulled off and slipped on (probably took 30 secends. Ran the dishwasher a few times, and no leaks. They had cited that the majority of leaks were due to the gasket, and it was right on. Like the dishwasher and can go for another 12 years.

ONE OF THE ON AND OFF MICRO SWITCHES WORE OUT

  • Customer: ernest from rochester NH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
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FOLLOWED THE VIDEO ON THE WEBSIGHT

plastic piece that holds spring broke

  • Customer: Len from Woodland Park NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Because mine is a portable dishwasher, I had to remove top first. the sides and back are one complete unit. the torque screws are in the front, 2 on top, and 2 in rear. Then the panels can slide back to access the spring. Replace the plastic piece & hooked on the spring. Reassemble in reverse order.

The rubber around the door is corroded causing water to leak,

  • Customer: Katherine from Santa Barbara CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Well, I haven't gotten the right part yet. I'm such an idiot that I've ordered the wrong part twice now. So, figuring that 3's a charm, I'm going to try to get the right part now. I do have to say that Part Select has made it amazingly easy to return the parts. And both of the first 2 (wrong) parts arrived within 2 days of ordering. I'm pretty impressed with this company. Now, if I can just order the right part, I can tell you how the installation went!

Dishwasher would run then turn off. When touching the handle it would start up again.

  • Customer: Rita from Newport News VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Followed the video found on the website. Very simple repair. Saved $120 by getting the part and fixing myself.

water was leaking from the right side bottom of the dishwasher

  • Customer: John from Newport KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled the old rubber gasket off put the new one on and then took the back end of a kitchen knife to push it in all around the door to create a solid seal

Dishwasher stopped starting more than a year ago

  • Customer: Robert from Bloomfield NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First problem was finding out whether Dishwasher had power at all, since nothing happened when you tried to start it, and I really didn't want to have to pull it out and disconnect the power cables at the box on the back of the dishwasher. Used the video instructions from PartSelect and opened the inside door panel and exposed the switch, then put a continuity tester (light with two prongs) across opposite sides of switch (white one side, black the other). With the test light on, knew I had power and was able to locate circuit breaker to turn off power to dishwasher, all without dismounting it from the cabinet at all. From there, followed the video. Hardest part was disconnecting wires from the old switch, which was slightly corroded. Plier trick on video didn't do it, and had to use large screw driver blade to carefully lever wires off of the switches. NOTE: Look at the new switches before doing this, and you'll be able to visualize how the wire clips slip on the switch connectors. Great site, and dishwasher started right up after the repair.
All Instructions for the DW861UQP
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