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DWD1500AWW Admiral Dishwasher - Instructions

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Dishwarsher was making loud almost grinding type noise

  • Customer: martha from Punta Gorda, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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I followed the video instructions except I had no idea what tools he was using because he talked so fast, but I figured it out myself. I could not get the guard off but I worked around it. Then I took off the discharge piece. The impeller needed to come off and I unscrewed it but the impeller was stuck tight to the diswasher. It did not slide off like in the video. I ended up having to break up the impeller with pliers until it fell apart enough to take off.That was the only semi difficult part. I replaced impeller. The new screw I ordered did not fit on my machine??? So I used the old one again. I reassembled all and the dishwasher now works good. Still makes a little noise which could be normal. Nothing like it was making.

handle would not latch

  • Customer: David from Spanaway, WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Circuit breaker to washer off. Removed 11 torx screws holding the inside of the inner door plate, two of which held the handle in place. Handle had a switch attached on either side which were connected by spade connectors to a wire bundle. I could not remove the connector spades so I removed the switches from the new handle and installed the old switches in their place. The fit was not perfect since the new switches were thinner than the old ones, but they slid on the mounting poles ok. The new handle had a screw hole partially broken off when I received it, but I took a chance that the inner cover would still hold it in place. Installed the inner cover (torx screws). Washer works perfectly.

broken silverware basket

  • Customer: Janet from Norwood, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This replacement basket fit perfectly, is well made, and came speedily, as promised!

Silverware basket was broken

  • Customer: Jack from Leesburg, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Take out old basket throw it away. Put in new basket. time: 20 seconds. It took longer to open the package. I'm guessing at the brand, and I'm not going to my other house to find out.

Not cleaning top rack

  • Customer: JOSEPH from ST. LOUIS PARK, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After installing a new filter, :( I tried this. I wish I would have done this first since it's way cheaper and easier!!! If your dishwasher slowly starts to decline in its ability to clean the dishes, it's probably this problem.

The old silverware basket started cracking and coming apart after 5 years or so.

  • Customer: Brian from St. Louis, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I opened the door of the dishwasher, pulled out the old silverware basket, and then placed the new silverware basket where the old one was. The whole time, I was imagining how much it would be to call up and appliance repair guy and have him do this.

Door would not close properly.Had to pry it open once it was closed

  • Customer: Ron from watertown, CT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First of all and most importantly, shut off the power! Thenremove the bolts from the perimeter of the door with an allyn wrench. Next unplug the 2 switches from the contacts. I needed pliers to do this. Remove the handle and door assembly. Now just reverse the procedure, turn the power on and you are good to go!!!

Replace Silverware Basket.

  • Customer: Jerry from Lubbock, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Lifted old one out. Set new one in.

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!

Basket Tray wore out on bottom and silverware would not hold.

  • Customer: Suzanne from South amboy, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just opened the package, pulled out the baskets, separated them and put them directly in the dishwasher. The video showed the part and size of the baskets which was very helpful. The delivery was EXCELLENT!!! I would purchase from PartSelect again!

Dishwasher was leaking

  • Customer: Sammie from Fort Sumner, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered part #2099940. Removed existing gasket, cleaned the area and replaced it with new one - so simple. No tools required.

knives had cut the plastic on the racks and rust encroached in the racks.

  • Customer: April from Hopedale, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
slide old racks out and slide new racks in

I needed a replacement silverware basket

  • Customer: Jillene from Green Bay, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the old one out of the dishwasher and put the new one in. The new one is much nicer and heavier than the original one!

Food chopper was broken.

  • Customer: Bob from Souderton, PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed video. Everything went together fine, but leaked water around motor shaft seal. Read comments section on video and someone had the same problem. I had pushed the seal into base too deep. I pulled it out and reseated it. It worked without leaking after that. Bob

lime up

  • Customer: myron from Indianapolis, IN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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took inside front off disconnect wires pull old unit out and put new unit in then put inside front back on tighten screws was done unit works like a new machine
All Instructions for the DWD1500AWW
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