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DWUA451AAE Admiral Dishwasher - Instructions

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Leaking water

  • Customer: Harold from Fairfax Station VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Removed the old door gasket. Adjusted the new gasket to fit evenly on both sides. Removed the seven hex screws. Two nuts holding the cover over the backside of the cover for the soap dispenser. Removed the old grommet, replace the new one. Cleaned up the inside and replace screws. Truly was easy.

Water leaks on bottom of door.

  • Customer: Jerry from Erie PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Got all info from your site, Thank you. I replaced the Door gasket and water deflectors and i still had a small leak. Replaced the gromet and the O ring in the soap disp. and still had a small leak. I adjusted the Door Latch to close a little tighter and that solved the problem.You have a great site. Keep up the good work.

Door spring broken

  • Customer: James A from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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The hardest part was figuring out how to get the dishwasher out from the cabinet. Your instructional video said "no tools are needed" but that turned out to be untrue.

Noticed a sporatic & minor leak from lower rt hand corner of dishwasher

  • Customer: Judie from Vallejo CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Followed the video on your site. Removed old gasket, put in new one...easy, breezy! For good measure, since we weren't sure where the leak was coming from, installed a new water deflector as well, which was also extremely easy. Out with the old, in with the new and no leaks!!

Replace Dishwasher Door Gasket

  • Customer: Jim from Stratford TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
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It was very easy. Simply remove old seal with a pair of needle nose pliers. Clean or scrap any build-up from old seal location and then push-in the new door seal. Close door and let the new seal form to the door.

Basket had holes in the bottom and silverware would poke through

  • Customer: Cam from York SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Took it out of the box and transferred the handle and the lid from the old basket to the new one. That's it. Less than 5 minutes.

Upper spray arm fell off during wash cycle

  • Customer: Kelsie from Santa Fe NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I took off the old upper spray arm nut from machine. I then snapped the new upper spray arm into the new nut. then I screwed the new nut and upper spray arm into the top of the machine. The repair took less time than the review. probably about 1 minute.

Leaking Door

  • Customer: John from Overland Park KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Pulled the old gasket out, put the new one in place.Used a screwdriver and fingers to push the new gasket firmly into its seat. Repair done. I've done a few repairs in my day, none easier than this.

Water leak right side of front door

  • Customer: Barnett from Plainview NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Followed directions on site video. Total time 5 minutes. Leak repaired

Leaking water

  • Customer: Bruce from Chicago IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I grabbed a hold of the old gasket and removed it. I then took the new gasket and set it in place on one corner. I inserted it around the groove and with just one adjustment for length, I took the round bottom of a spoon to set and smooth the gasket into place. No more leaks. 5 minute fix.

Leaking Water

  • Customer: Leo from Clarksville IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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Replaced door seal, very easy!

upper dish rack roller failed.

  • Customer: Archie from North Charleston SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Removed the upper rack rail stops. Removed the upper rack by pulling outward until the rack rollers cleared the rails. Attached the new roller on the upper rack. You can look at the other undamaged rollers to see how they lock into place. re-install the upper rack by feeding the upper rack rollers back onto the rails. Install the rail stops back into the rail ends,and the job is complete. VERY EASY!

Water line loosened and couldn't pull it out

  • Customer: Janet from Dade City FL
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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I had to call an appliance repairman to come fix it. If I would have been able to pull the dishwasher out, it would have been a simple fix. It would not come out and I loosened to water line trying therefore causing more problems.

leak only on left side of machine

  • Customer: Paula from Rush AL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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WE installed a new door gasket. However the machine still had a leak only on the left side. Called a tech and he came and said the gasket was installed backwards. Apparently the original one was also because we installed the new gasket exactly the way the old one was. We are all set now.

The Top Shower Pump Hose (actually a preformed plastic tub) cracked and was leaking.

  • Customer: James from Ventura CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I opened the door, and looked at the upper shower fixture ( a spining arm with holes in it) and saw there was a star shaped object that appeared to be the attaching screw device for the top shower. With my rignt hand I grabbed the points on the star and easily rotated them counter-clockwise, until the upper shower fixture came off in my hand. Next, I removed the top end of the pre-formed plastic tube from the top of the tub. I laid on my back so I could see under the tub (where the plastic tube is joined to the actual pump). The tube is connected to the tub via a rubber hose fitting. I unscrewed the rubber hose clamp and removed the pre-formed plastic tube. Disassembly was then complete and you simply reverse the procedure. Took less than 15 minutes. My diswasher is now back to working properly.
All Instructions for the DWUA451AAE
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