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KUDI01ILBL6 KitchenAid Dishwasher - Instructions

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Water inlet valve was leaaking

  • Customer: VICTOR from MEDFORD OR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench(Adjustable)
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I did the repair just like the video instructed

leak @water inlet valve

  • Customer: brian from madison WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pull unit out laid it down on it side replaced part reversed bingo all done 30 min tops

was not filling with water

  • Customer: william from bonaire GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
cut off hot water value and electric removed electric connection,water connection. removed screw holding water inlet value then clamp holding water outlet connection. reversed procedure.

Water inlet valve broke during winter freeze.

  • Customer: Tom from Richmond MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed valve mounting screw, unplugged power wires from valve, removed water inlet and outlet hoses. Connected hoses to new valve, screwed mount in, and reconnected power wires.

Dishwasher was leaking water from the door

  • Customer: Frank from Brooklyn NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I received the gasket promptly. The instructions were easy to follow. We did not use the dishwasher for 24 hours as instructed. It has worked perfectly for 2 weeks. I feel I saved $200 by purchasing the gasket on line and installing it myself.

Door Seal Leaked Due To Poor Design After Years Of Use

  • Customer: Timothy from Windermere FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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To Prevent This Problem: Make Sure Your Utensils And Items You Are Washing DO NOT Rub Against The Door Seal When Pulling Out The Bottom Rack To Emptying The Dish Washer... The Original Door seal is held in place in a metal channel. To remove it you just carefully pull out the old seal. It is recommended that prior to installing the new seal you clean the channel and then put silicon sealant in the channel and install the new seal. Be nice and neat and just cut off the Silicon Tube Nozzle so about a 1/8 in bead of silicon comes out of the tube and goes into the channel. Make sure the channel is filled with silicon evenly (you get more than enough in the tube). Push in the seal so that it seats properly, and most importantly so that the ends of the seal extend past the ends of the channel. (I don't know why the manufacturer can't provide a new seal that is 3 inches longer than required, instead of 1 inch longer than required. Its easy to cut off the excess.)... Of course it takes 24 hours for silicon to fully cure and the curing process should be accomplished with the dishwasher door Closed and Latched. (Instructions are included in the repair kit) ...

Control panel lights were blinking. The normal wash light and cancel.

  • Customer: Sean from New Lothrop MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Took out the six torx screws. T-20.Folded the bad control panel down to see inside. Then unclipped door handle one clip on each side. After I got it off, I put on new control panel. Then pull the ribbon from the brain.One finger on each side, long side and wiggle gently. Once that's out unclip the brain an clip back in the new control panel. Then slide the new control panel ribbon into the brain. Done! Now, put back together. Side note. I had two tabs on the bottom of control panel, maybe for newer dishwasher. Wouldn't let mine line up. I broke the tabs off with pliers. Fit perfectly and works great!

A few weeks ago there was a grinding noise when running the dishwasher. We ignored it. About a week later the top rack stopped getting any water. I cleaned the chopper assembly but the problem came back after a week. Looking more closely, the chopper was damaged and the impeller had been stripped (p

  • Customer: Aili from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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The video is very helpful for replacing the Chopper Assembly. For the Impeller, reference the video for replacing the motor: http://youtu.be/pAKz1gMUWDA But once you have the motor removed and you identify the impeller, you need to insert a tool into the back of the motor to hold the impeller still from the back while you unscrew it in the front (I used a small wrench, a thin screwdriver would be ok too). Then, just screw on the new piece and follow the rest of the video to put everything back together again. Nothing this stay-at-home mom couldn't handle while the kids watched a tv show.

brocken door balance cord

  • Customer: charles from Poulsbo WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
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It was a fairly easy repair job after we got the dishwasher out of its space in the counter. To accomplish this make sure that the water line is shut off and disconnected and allows enough movement to move the washer out at least far enough to expose the balance cord and spring. Ensure that the electrical connection line shut off and is free enough to allow movement of the washer. Finally, ensure that the dishwasher is lowered, if necessary, to clear any obstructions, top and bottom. Move the washer out far enough to work on her balance cord and get on with the repair job.

Access to springs

  • Customer: JOHN from HUNTINGTON BEACH CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
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To avoid disconnecting hoses, dishwasher could only be moved about 3/4 out from the cabinet. Stretching springs to allow connecting opposite end of cord to connection point required me to use locking wrench to grab end of spring and stretch it far enough to allow plastic loop to attach to door bracket.,. Video shows dishwasher on a platform with easy access to springs and cord connection points, which made this job much easier.

Door balance link of left side of door string broke

  • Customer: Robert from Lexington SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Ordered the part. It arrived in less than two days. Turn the power off for safety.You're done. You may have to loosen the drain line or water line to allow space to slide dishwasher far enough out to allow access to link kit. Easy repair. Video on your website gave detailed instructions. Thanks.

Balance line snapped

  • Customer: Craig from Ft. Pierce FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1. Removed front panel. 2. Backed out retaining screws at top. 3. Backed up leveling feet. 4. Pulled out dishwasher but seemed tight so stopped not wanting to break electrical or water line. Made very short space in which to work. Insulation batting was binding at top between DW and counter opening so tended to bunch up. 5. Spring at rear had flown off, so had to reattach while not being able to see. 6. Spring and new line were very tight so grabbed line with channel pliers just ahead of spring to get enough slack to get line over guide wheel. 7. Moved DW back into place and reattached with screws. 8. Had to play with leveling feet to get gap the same on each side of DW and cabinet opening. 9. Reattached lower front panel. 10. It has worked great.

One side of the door balance broke and the other side would soon break

  • Customer: W Robert from Hendersonville NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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I watched the video on the web site and made the very simple repair. It was so easy that almost anyone could do it. Also, the parts arrived 2 days after I ordered them. The whole process was very easy and saved the cost of a service call.

broken door cord

  • Customer: Greg from Scottsdale AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
exactly as your great video suggested.thanks

door lost tension and dropped open quickly and hard

  • Customer: Elizabeth from Roswell GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video provided by PartSelect step by step. It was as easy as the demonstration given. It also shipped to my house incredibly fast. Made for a happy day!
All Instructions for the KUDI01ILBL6
706-720 of 738