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GU2700XTSB1 Whirlpool Dishwasher - Instructions

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track stop broke

  • Customer: Denise from Chico CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
put new one in

rinse aid dispenser leaked

  • Customer: Roger from St. Clair Shores MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
cap was replaced

No Power to Dishwasher

  • Customer: Deborah from Springer OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the Video that was supplyed with the e-mail and when the part got here I new just what to do and it took maybe 15 min at the most. You saved me over $100.00 from what we had to pay once before for the same problem to a repair man. And now I know where to buy my parts for all my appliances when they fail and with KitchenAid it seems to be quite often.

Dishwasher leaking from door

  • Customer: Charles from Lehi UT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Old gasket was broken in places and old. Installing the new one was easy- no tools required. Just pull out the old one and press in the new one. Washer still leaks because door does not close all the way- need to figure out how to get it to shut tight. Maybe the latch is loose or worn.

Not cleaning properly and loud noise

  • Customer: Clark from Surprise AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video and changed it out in 20 minutes which did not fix the problem entirely, but I went back to the list of symptoms and watched a video on exchanging the Chopper assembly. I disassembled the interior and found broken glass and wire and string restricting the rotational functions. No replacment was necssary here, but a good cleaning was in order. This made it run like new and the glasses came out shiny again. These step by step videos have even made me think about becoming an appliance repairman. LOL! This is about the 8th time I have had success with Part Select. I have had no failures. Thank you for giving away all the secrets. YOU DEFINITELY HAVE SAVED ME AND MY FAMILY TONS OF MONEY!

Clean light was flashing and washer would not start

  • Customer: Raymond from Beach ND
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced heating element and high limit thermostat. Was suppose to fix the problem but did not. Replaced the control board and works now. All of these are easy to replace.

No lights on panel and no response to buttons pushed

  • Customer: Dan from Dubuque IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The first check was for any circuit breakers that tripped. Upon finding the circuit breakers intact, I removed the front panel from the dishwasher and verified power was up to the panel, which is was. I removed the kick panel and located documentation for schematics and troubleshooting. This led me to the bi-metal switch (non-resettable). After turning off the power, I checked the continuity across the switch and found it was open. Then I provided a short across the switch and turned the power on to verify panel was working properly, which is was. This verified the bi-metal (thermal switch) was the issue. I then ordered the switch and installed it per the instructions. While looking for the switch, I did run across another post suggesting the additional wire leads with the kit should be included since they act as a heat sink. With the new switch installed along with the additional wire leads, the dishwasher is working fine.

Dispenser not working

  • Customer: Michael from Philadelphia PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1.] I ordered the wrong part and I altered the contacts to make it work, it did'nt. 2.] Found out the right part # and could'nt hook it up cause I cut off the connection to adapt the first part. 3.] So I had to order an entire wire harness to get a small selenoid connecter. I made the connection and it still did'nt work. 4.] Ordered a control panel and when it came it was the wrong one. 5.] The company sent a new right control panel and BINGO! 6.] Say good night Gracie.

Wheel & Mount Assembly had broken wheel allowing upper dishrack to hang crooked and not pull out properly

  • Customer: Scott from Centralia IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed plastic end caps from dish rack rail and slid rack off front of rail. Removed rear broken wheel and mount assemble that rail runs on. I believe this took a 3/16" socket which most people would not have and would prevent them from removing this part. With the right tool it was easy, without the tool it would be impossible. Buying tool at local hardware store would be much cheaper than calling repair man. After rear wheel mount assembly was removed, I slid rail forward so I could easily remove the rear rail end cap. I then mounted new wheel mount assemble using original screws and then slid rail through both wheel assemblies and snapped rail rear end cap back into rail. I then slid the upper dish rack on to the rails on both side, slid the wrack back and then snapped the end caps back into the rails fronts on bothe sides. The job was done and the dishwasher was ready for service.

Dishwasher would not start & green "Clean" light was flashing

  • Customer: DAVID from MILWAUKEE WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After reading customer notes regarding the same problem I was having I ordered A new Heater Element & a High Limit Thermostat. I also ordered a Heating Element Nut and Rubber Washer in case I needed them. It took me quite some time to remove the dishwasher from under my counter. Once the unit was out and prepared to service it actually took only a few minutes to install the new Heater Element. I did't need the washer or extra Nut. I also decided to try the unit without replacing the thermostat. I cleared the diagnostics by pressing the "HEATED DRY, "NORMAL", "HEATED DRY", "NORMAL" buttons. After the controller reset the dishwasher was ready to run.

Heater Element burned out

  • Customer: Travis from Los Angeles CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Disconnected the power. Removed the dishwasher mount screws from under the counter. Slid the Dishwasher out. Removed the two wires. Loosened and removed the two heater support nuts. Removed the heater element from inside the dishwasher. Placed the new heater element inside. Tightened the nuts. Attached the wires. Pushed the dishwasher back in place. Replaced the under-counter support screws. Reset the diagnostics message on the dishwasher front panel (This may not be necessary for some) - (Press HI TEMP > AIR DRY > HI TEMP > AIR DRY). All works great. Thank you PartSelect.com for fast shipping and great pricing.

cap was not tightened correctly melted on heating element

  • Customer: Ronald from Pearland TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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put new on and tightened correctly -was nice to get the right part the 1st time !

water leak

  • Customer: douglas from Clyde NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced gasket

Dishes were not dry, flashing lights.

  • Customer: Randy from Port Byron IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the dishwasher out, removed 2 wires and 2 plastic nuts, removed old heating element, installed new heating element, applied nuts, connected 2 wires pushed the dishwasher back in, drank beer (Per instructions on email - really liked).

Leak from left side when operating

  • Customer: John from Mount Morris IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Basically the new seal is not the same as the original. Apparently their has been a sub part number. Most likely because the first design was bad. Considering it has only been less then two years since I bought the dishwasher. Anyway it fits a little different so don't expect it to exactly replace the old. Also replace the striker tab for the latch. The new latch compensates for the different seal design and makes to door close tighter. Maybe part of the problem with original seal? Also do not be surprised if it still leaks a little. Mine still leaks and I suspect the door is a little warped. You can try twisting it a little to fix the warp and also check for level unit. Otherwise its kind of a cheap and flimsy door design and it is what it is. A cheap dishwasher. I have notice a reduction in leakage after a few cycles. Also a hint was to keep the door closed for 24hrs to allow seal to seat against door properly. Did not read that until I had already ran a load.
All Instructions for the GU2700XTSB1
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