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FGHD2433KF1 Frigidaire Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for FGHD2433KF1 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.

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Dishwasher leaked sometimes depending on how I loaded it.

  • Customer: Raymond from San Jose, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
If you are getting intermittent leaks especially when you put a pot lid up front, it’s probably just the door gasket. And this was the easiest project I’ve tackled as a homeowner since buying the place 20 years ago. I read the other stories and I think the suggestion I choose to follow is not the best thing to do. So, read passed where I cut the gasket. I used needle nose pliers to grab the bottom edge of the old gasket which then pulled out by hand with almost no effort. I used the old gasket to measure the new gasket as recommended in one of the other stories, and cut it. DON"T DO THIS. The gasket is very soft foam rubber. As you push it in (I just used my fingers), it will get longer as you push it in. I put it in the first time (took about a minute if that long) and even though I cut it to the same length as the old one, it was too long. Obviously I figured I did something wrong. So, I took it out and measured it again. Nope, same-same. So, I put in a second time, careful not to stretch it, and this time it was now too short. So, I recommend that you just establish the bottom edge 90 degree angle seat and try not to stretch it as you work your way around the seam. It should fit just find, maybe with a little adjustment back or forth, but without cutting it at all. By the way, the half inch I cut off at the recommendation of one of the other reviews did not ruin it. It works just fine. So you can cut it if you want I suppose. But that half inch I cut off was what I was short when I was carful not to stretch it.

plastic on the friction cable broke, and left the dishwasher door hanging open

  • Customer: Chester from Sarver, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the bottom front of the unit, removed broken friction cable, hooked the new friction cable to the door, attached the cable to the spring, then reattached the spring in the hole provided in the back frane of the unit... Dissappointing how cheaply made these parts are, the dishwasher is just over 1 year old, these friction cables should be made to last longer....

Old piece kept dropping out of it's housing

  • Customer: George from Katy, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed the housing for the old piece and screwed on the new part. No tools needed. Easy to use website, fast delivery. Very easy.

A hole in the dishwasher dicharge hose.

  • Customer: Lee from Columbus, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 14 of 34 people found this instruction helpful
I had to remove the dishwasher from under the counter, flip it on it's side to gain access to the discharge hose attachment point, removeit, remove the other end of the hose from the sink-side and replace the hose. The sink-end of the hose has a 'collar' that must be cut to fit the fitting on the sink.

Broken door on dispenser

  • Customer: Justin from Miami, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
The only difficultpart was to figure out how to remove the stainless cover from the door. Seems it slides upwards after screws are removed. After that it is self explainatory and goes back together in 5 minutes.

door falls open

  • Customer: Thomas from Huntington Station, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Slid dishwater out from cabinet, replace cable, slid unit back in , secure ---done! door has tension now.

Dispenser door latch broke

  • Customer: Stephanie from Fort Wayne, IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
removed the screws holding the door together, then removed the screws holding the dispenser to the interior door. replaced the wires and put the door back together

Leaking dishwasher door

  • Customer: Larry from Signal Mountain, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
For some strange reason my new dishwasher was installed without a door gasket, which caused a very small water leak. The gasket I purchased was installed in less than 5 minutes and corrected the problem immediately - a very easy task and I am no handyman!

Leaking Dishwasher

  • Customer: Andre from La Mirada, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
The old gasket was worn. I pulled out the old one, put in the new gasket. I trimmed the ends to fit and that was it.

Plastic piece that held the arm on was worn & dishwasher only 2 yrs old.

  • Customer: elner from new concord, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Arm screwed on and immediately fixed the problem.

Dishwasher was leaking out of door seal. Sent PartSelect the brand and model number of the dishwasher and they did the rest. The replacement part was exactly the same as the old part. Delivery was fast and efficient. Only took a few minutes to replace and the dishwasher is back in running condition

  • Customer: Everett from Bridgeton, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled old gasket off with small hook. Replaced new gasket by pressing in with my fingers.

Water leaked from bottom of door.

  • Customer: Linda S from Anchorage, AK
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Removed front panel of door, to get to the screws that hold the door on the hinges. Removed door, pulled gasket with pliers from bottom of door, not easy to get out because of mineral deposits. Had to push quite hard to get new gasket in. Put every thing back together and no leaks. I live in Alaska and I tried to order the part through Sears and they wanted $18.95 for shipping for a $12.87 part. The part with PartSelect was $14.92 but only $6.95 for shipping. I ordered the part on a Tuesday and recevied it on that Friday. We in Alaska get very tired of companies thinking we live on another planet. Thank you PartSelect.

leaking bottom door gasket

  • Customer: Wayne from Prfovincetown, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Used pliers to pull out the old gasket. New gasket snapped into place. Notice where notches in the gasket are when the old one is removed, so the new one can be properly oriented. It was not necessary to remove the door.

no water entering the dishwasher

  • Customer: Douglas from Lakewood, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
turned off electricity, pulled dishwasher out about a foot, turned off water too dishwasher, removed inlet valve and replaced it with new.

The middle spray arm broke

  • Customer: Rick from Port Charlotte, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered the wrong part ( lower arm ) it came the next day. I than ordered the right part ( middle arm ) again next day. I decided to change both ,they just popped in. The dishwasher works like new. Great people great service.
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