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HLD4040M15SA Hotpoint Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for HLD4040M15SA parts

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Water leak from inlet valve

  • Customer: Tony from Auburn CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
Had to pull the dishwasher from under the counter to access the water inlet valve. Disconnected the hoses from the inlet assembly. Removed the inlet assembly from the dishwasher frame. Installed the new assembly and reconnected the hoses. Plugged the dishwasher in, selected a cycle to run to check for leaks.

The Dishwasher would not drain

  • Customer: Ronnie from Kent WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 4 of 7 people found this instruction helpful
I had to pull out the built-in dishwasher by removing the top two screws and pulling it out. I unhooked the fill tubing and drain hose. I removed the drain hose hose clamps pulled the hoses off and replaced the new part by attaching the hoses w/ clamps and pluging in the two small electrical wires and it was done. worked great! This was the only site that I was able to find MY EXACT model and the part was a perfect match!!

broken off end caps, top would slide off, frustrating.

  • Customer: Paul from Blairs VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 3 of 4 people found this instruction helpful
did it by hand, carefully flair out the plastic piece only enough to slide it into the metal rail.

Dishwasher wouldn't start/reset

  • Customer: Jessica from Chicago IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Very simple. Took off back cover with screwdriver. Popped off back cap found in center top inside. Replaced spring and white stick looking thing. Put black cover and then back panel back on. Instantly worked again.

Broken Upper Rack Wheel and Stud Assembly

  • Customer: Irma from Smyrna GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I removed top dishwasher rack, popped off broken studs, and removed wheels from the tracks. I replaced studs on rack by popping them into place, and I slid new wheels back into wheel tracks. I place new studs into wheel assembly, slid rack back into dishwasher and replaced stoppers at the front of the tracks.

Door Latch Broke

  • Customer: Erik from New York NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
This isn't a terribly tricky repair, and the parts are cheap so it's worth a try!

(I had one tricky thing which was the door actuator broke while the door was shut. So I had to get the machine out of it's space without being able to open the front of the machine. I did this by lowering the feet in the front of the machine and then I used a hammer and flat chisel to break the two metal screws I had holding the top of the machine to the top of counter top...a little tricky!)

Remove screws from inside lower panel (where you put soap..the bottom) this will allow you to remove the inside of the door. But be careful as there are still wires attached so be careful to place the inside part without stressing the wires.

I needed to remove the metal harness and to open the black rectangular box that holds the interlock plunger so I could remove the plunger and spring (don't lose..and remember how it goes. take pictures if necessary). Then I was able to remove the broken actuator and see how it all fits together. It rests on top of the latch with notched side facing the inside of the machine. Make sure the notch is centered around where the interlock plunger is located.

Once you have the pieces fit together insert them into the door. Replace the plunger and spring and close the black rectangular box. Then replace the metal harness.

Hold everything in place and put the inside of the door back into position and lock it down with the screws.

You can test the door to make sure it's working but the whole mechanism is less functional when the machine isn't secured into its space. So, if you're mostly sure you've got it right, resecure the machine into its space making sure it's solid and then you should be good.

Like most everyone here I was very happy to accomplish this repair without calling in the repair service!! Awesome.

Broken Middle Arm Spray Hub

  • Customer: Dan from Purcellville VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Due to loading a tall item in the lower rack of the dishwasher. The constant hitting of the spray hub, the hub broke.

I purchased the Middle Spray Arm Hub and using a hand nut driver, I unscrewed the nut and attached the new Hub and screwed it back in place.

The replacement was very easy and the cost of the part was very reasonable.

Delivery was quick and the dishwasher was up in running 10 minutes after the part arrived.

I would use this company again and I give them an A+ rating.

Dan Dailey

Leak at door bottom

  • Customer: Edwin from Hallettsville TX
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Removing and replacing the door gasket is simple. No tools required.
Removing and replacing the short bottom door seal is next to impossible. I finally got instructions from the Sears help website, but even then I am not sure if this method really applies to my dishwasher, even though they were given the make/model of the unit. I have not attempted to do this proceedure as of now but will try it when I get enough cofidence that it is indeed the correct procedure for my unit.

Leak under the appliance

  • Customer: paul from arlington MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
After finding the leak source I have targeted the piece part on your web. It came 2 days after and I replaced the defective part by the new one. I switch off the water, untied the nut to release the pipe, take out the part.

Dishwasher wouldn't drain completely

  • Customer: William from Nacogdoches TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench set
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the dishwasher from the cabinet. Turned it on it's top side. Removed the exit hose from the pump with a nut driver and replaced the flapper. Reconnected the hose to the pump.

Original gasket was old and had started to dry-rot.

  • Customer: Gary from Chesterfield VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Installing the gasket took about 45 seconds. It actually took more time to scrub the area clean prior to installing. One quick trick I found was to fold the replacement gasket in two, and use that mark to center the gasket and press it in from there. That way you don't have any guesswork as to how much slack to allow for when starting.

Lower spray arm broke

  • Customer: Frank from Sissonville WV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced lower spray arm

Door latch broke

  • Customer: Joe from Clinton township MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
took off eight philips screws on inside door panel which then exposed the broken actuator and missing spring. Replaced broken and lost parts and reset actuator in door then reinstalled inside door panel. Done and I'm happy not to have called service.
Joe

a couple of retaining ears were broken from the cover allowing the the switches and plunger to move out of place

  • Customer: charles from royal oak MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
took screws from inside door panel and replaced the cover taking care not to allow plunger and spring to pop out put panel in place and screwed down

Replaced dishwasher but had the wrong drain hose.

  • Customer: Victor from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 2 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Attached the drain hose to the dishwasher pump and to the sink pipes and I was done.
All Instructions for the HLD4040M15SA
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