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DWUA500AAX Admiral Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for DWUA500AAX parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the dishwasher repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the DWUA500AAX
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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.

Dishwasher not filling

  • Customer: DONALD from KANSAS CITY, MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off the supply valve. Disconnected the power. Removed the water inlet and outlet lines. Removed the old valve. Installed the new valve and reversed the previous action. Installed a new outlet clamp on the hose (highly recommended).

diswasher leaked

  • Customer: tom from hicksville, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Exactly like the video...everything went well

Soap dispenser failed to open

  • Customer: Thomas C from Knoxville, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Opened circuit breaker feeding dishwasher Removed the 10 screws from the inside panel on the door. Unplugged two quick disconnect plugs. Removed the wax motor (actuating solenoid). Installed the new one from Parts Select. Reconnected the plugs. Replaced the cover and 10 screws. Turned the breaker on and ran a load of dishes. worked perfectly.

water leak from disher on wooden floor

  • Customer: Charlotte from Carriere, MS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced hose

Dishwasher Leaking

  • Customer: H Richard from Twinsburg, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the old gasket. Cleaned gasket channel very well. Centered middle of new gasket with the door latch. Then worked gasket in both directions to both ends. Closed the door and left with door tight for several hours to allow it to seat with the new gasket. When use was resumed the leak, at least to this point, has stopped.

water leak - tub overflow

  • Customer: walter from salisbury, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
remove panel on front to acess float @ float switch.Remove phillips screw to float switch,remove palnut from float shaft with 5/16 nutdriver.Remove float from inside washer.Reinstall new parts reverse order.

door would fall down

  • Customer: Louis Jr. from Trinity, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Real easy. I checked out the instruction video. It was great no problem making the repair....Thanks

Nasty appearing pump seal

  • Customer: Jerry from Nevada City, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Unscrew round keeper on top of spray arm -CCW. Lift off spray arm. Remove the six Torx head screws aroun pump housing. Lift off pump housing. Unplug unit and obtain a small piece of 2 x 4 wood to block up the motor underneath. Push the white plastic lever near the left side of motor towards the back to loosen the entire unit. Place the wood block uner the motor and you will see the seal is accessable inside the dishwasher. Remove the seal and very carefully clean the area that accepts the new seal. Remove the block and pull back on the white plastic lever. Done!

My dishwasher rack had rusted

  • Customer: Terence from Wellesley, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I bought the replacement rack which fits, accommodates the cutlery container but does not come with clips and hits the spray arm. Too bad they can't make an arch over the arm. Also, why did they stop making the clips for the rack pieces? We are trying ties for now. But have to be carful to not hit the spray arm.

Top right hand wheel gadget needed to be replaced

  • Customer: SHIRLEY M. from WEYMOUTH, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video you have on the site.... also read the first person's description - both very helpful...since I am 75 y.o.and a woman got my chair to sit and did exactly step by step and actually did it! So happy I wouldnt have to buy a new dishwasher YET - Emailed my friends and said if and when they need wheel replaced I can do for them!!! Thanks for all the help on site.

Water leaking out the front right corner

  • Customer: Jack from Las Cruces, NM
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the inner door foam insulation strip and door gasket.I believe the "secret" is not to push the door gasket in all the way. Let the door find its own seat. Problem fixed.

lower sprayer adapter broken

  • Customer: Everett from Sunnyvale, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
customer service was great depart was easy to install and worked like a charm

Water leak around door

  • Customer: Donald from Ringgold, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was as simple a repair as you will ever get, at least on a 16 year old Maytag like we have. Literally just take the old gasket out and put the new one in -- just make sure to look at the old gasket to ensure you are inserting the proper end of the new one into the channel, I almost put it in wrong, but then again I'm brain damaged where home repairs are concerned. The door is more difficult to close after I put the gasket in, so I may have to adjust the door closing mechanism just a tad.

leaking out of door

  • Customer: David from Manlius, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Great instructions, great service. But I have not yet made the repair.
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