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HDA2100N10WW Hotpoint Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for HDA2100N10WW 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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rusted/corroded lower dishwasher basket

  • Customer: Elaine from Oceanside, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
removed old drawer-like basket, installed the new duplicate replacement part. Easiest "repair" I've ever done!

rack slide end cap missing

  • Customer: Carrell from Cochranville, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
installed part on inside end of rail. no tools needed. original part wouldn't stay on rail. finished in 2 minutes
wife happy

Corner baffles were in a bad shape

  • Customer: Keith from Avon Lake, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
Old baffles lift out and new ones installed - very easy

Disrack was getting rusty

  • Customer: Nelson from Oroville, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old rack replaced with new one which was an exact duplicate. Mama's happy; everybody's happy.

Upper rack kept dropping from the wheels when we pulled it out

  • Customer: Joel from Cypress, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 4 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
We knew roughly how we needed to put the cap on the rail, but our technique of simply forcing it in the end of the rail wasn't working. The trick is to bend the moveable part of the plastic cap inward while you're sliding it in, and it clicks right into place.

The location of the cap we were replacing was the upper back left, which made it a little tricky to reach back there and insert it, especially for a bigger guy like myself. We took the bottom rack out and my smaller wife was more easily able to lean in the dishwasher and reach back there to insert it.

detergent shaft and arm broken

  • Customer: Michael from Shelton, CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
pretty easy, take off 7 screws from inside door

only hard part was getting arm to click into lever through the door. if you practice with the parts outside the door they lock together really well :)

Rusted Racks

  • Customer: Eduardo J from San Angelo, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced lower rack with new. Upper rack removed front stoppers, removed old rack, slit new rack in and replaced stoppers. Total time about 15 mins.

Rinse Agent Tank Leaks

  • Customer: Paul from Lithia, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 8 people found this instruction helpful
The following steps were performed: 1) Disconnect power to the dishwasher 2) Unscrew all the screws on the inside of dishwasher door. 3) Remove outside plate on bottom of dishwasher. 4) Separate the dishwasher door after all screws are removed and pull out the old dishwasher rinse agent tank. There is a screw that needs to removed that holds the tank in place as well. 5) Snap in the new rinse agent tank and tighten screw in that holds tank in place. 6) Gently put the inside door back in place. Make sure all the holes line up correctly. 6) Put back the bottom plate of dishwasher. 7) Turn on the power again. You have now completed the repair.

Leak when dishwasher drains

  • Customer: John from Modesto, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 4 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
The leak was coming from the drain valve shaft and I found the tips to replace the seal from this website. I was able to reach everything without removing the dishwasher from the cabinet. Once I got the cam lifter off the old push on nut was corroded so it was easy to get off. The old seal was recessed so I used the point of an ice pick to gently pry it out. The new seal was easy to push in place but the push on nut was a bear. I saw other comments about using a deep socket to push it on but I didn't have one the right size. I was able to hold the end of the shaft with pliers and pushed the nut in place using a screwdriver. Ran a short cycle and no more leak. Thank goodness for this website. Found the part easily and the other written comments were very helpful.

New dishwasher came with a warped roller wheel (upper rack)

  • Customer: Corinne from San Diego, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the warped roller wheel and clipped the new one in place. Then I screwed the rail guides back on the dishwasher and guided the upper rack back onto the rail guides. Easy peasy.

Holes in bottom of silverware basket

  • Customer: Jane from Clifton, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old basket, put new one in. New basket fits but it is larger then the old one so it takes up more room leaving less room for dishes. My dishwasher is apartment size.

Service from PartsSelect was very prompt.

Collection Chamber Collaspes

  • Customer: Carlos from Whittier, CA
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
I removed drain hose to install 1 yr old dishwasher. Installed it fd water leak at drain hose. Removed it, found collection chamber was collapsed. This was a factory bo-bo. Collection chamber is made of p. V. C. I also had a problem with the sump filter ball. Called g. E. The told me to just put the ball in the chamber,not, the ball has to come in from the top, removing the spray arm,sump cover,major disassembly. Now I know how to completely dismantle a dishwasher. Home depot had no idea what I was talking about???now works great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Damaged rinse agent dispenser

  • Customer: Ralph from McMinnville, OR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 5 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed old one and installed the new one.

Water leak under Unit

  • Customer: GEORGE from LEVITTOWN, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 7 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
Remove Base Access Panel; Removed Valve Mounting Bracket & Valve; Disconnected Wire Connector; Disconnected Supply Line & distribution Hose; Reversed the Process. Piece of Cake; Part was O.E.M.Component Exact Fit; Took Longer to Write this than it took for Fix. Thanks I Will Be Back for other Parts.!

Leaking from the drain valve shaft

  • Customer: Daren from Villa Rica, GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
It turned out to be an easier job than I thought it was going to be. Of course, I was still a bit surprised it worked right and didn't leak once I was done.

I started by taking off the servo that opens up the drain valve. I didn't think I could take out and replace the shaft seal from this position so I took the whole motor and drain assembly out by loosening the sump and pump clamps. This allowed me to wiggle out the whole mechanism. One plug and a ground wire had to be undone but that was it. The Push On Nut was the worst part - pain to take off - worse to get a new one on. I wasn't sure (still not) if I could get it in the right place. Once I got everything back together and the servo mount on it seemed to hold the nut in the right place.

I tested it and yelled "it doesn't leak!" my wife promptly said "Yet!".

We have run the dishwasher twice - so far - no leaks!

I couldn't have done it with out PartSelect's prompt service, diagrams, and part photos. I don't want to fix any more appliances but if I have to PartSelect is where I'll come for parts and diagrams.
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