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KUDM01TJBL0 KitchenAid Dishwasher - Instructions

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When opened the door had to be carefully lowered, would not stay up!

  • Customer: Rebecca from Romance AR
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Removed screws from under counter supports with Phillips head. With small flat head screwdriver removed the bottom plate, adjusted the support feet upwards . Very gently pulled out dishwasher from cabinet , about 2-2.5 feet exposing lower sides and springs and old balance parts. With a nut driver 5/16 removed first side old part keeping nut screw, placed the dual wheel part keyhole notch into the hole and positioned the bottom and loosely secured the lower portion back into the hole with the nut screw.Then with the cord replaced the narrow part over the metal holder the way the old one was. Carefully feed the cord over /under as before , tighten the nut screw into place take the ring end and and hook it on to the spring that is very tight and hard to pull into place. This was the hardest step as I needed help because of the heavy duty spring. My 7yo granddaughter hooked the ring as I need both hands on the spring. I checked the part for being screwed in correctly , then repeated on the other side. Carefully pushed the appliance back into cabinet making sure any cord, hoses had not been pinched, adjusted the front support legs back into place , secured the upper braces, replaced the lower plate and it is perfect! It works better than after I had a handy man do this a few years ago. I am a 64 yo woman!

Door balance link cable broke

  • Customer: Dewitt from Bellville TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
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Disconnected the water and drain lines, pulled the washer out of the cabinet cavity. At that point, the work area was fully exposed. Then just a matter of removing the old assembly and replacing with the new. Stretching the spring so the other end of the cable could be attached to the door was the only part of the project that took a little bit of effort. It took more time to disconnect the water lines and pull out the washer than replacing the broken parts on each side of the door.

DOOR RETURN SPRINGS ATTACHING CABLES BROKEN (2)

  • Customer: Vito from Clifton NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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PULLED DISHWASHER OUT WENT DOWN LOOKED AT PROBLEMS ,SAW BOTH SPRINGS OUT OF PLACE AND DISCONNECTED FROM DOOR.REWATCHED YOUR VIDEO .WENT TO WORK ONE PROBLEM I DID NOT REALIZE THE DOOR HAD TO BE DOWN TO HOOK CABLE PLASTIC ATTACHMENT TO DOOR .LOOKED AT VIDEO AGAIN SAW DOOR HAD TO BE DOWN HOOKED UP DONE !

Door was noisy

  • Customer: Angela from Westfield IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I followed the instructions from the partselect video and replaced the damaged door balance part. I ended up having to adjust the plastic wheel piece because the new strings were shorter than the original but luckily there was another screw hole to accommodate the shorter strings. I did replace both sides. Overall, this was a very easy repair thanks to partselect and now my door works great. I will definitely be using this site in the future!

The middle spray arm was starting to split apart between the two halves and would not spin properly. Therefore, the top rack of dishes was not being cleaned properly.

  • Customer: Jared from Price UT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I removed the screw holding the spray arm in place, removed the defective spray arm and installed the new replacement. I also chose to replace the smalll plastic bushing that the arm spins on. It took less than a minute to do all this.

Replaced Detergent/RinseAid Dispenser

  • Customer: Ronald from Bradenton FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Watched the partselect video... but there is an error. The dishwasher had a foam core glued between the stainless door and door panel that wasn't shown in the video. After removing the six screws from the inside of the door, a hairdryer was used on the door panel to release it from the foam core. Then a cutout was carefully made in the foam over the dispenser. After replacement of the dispenser, the cutout foam was glued back into the foam core, and the panel was replaced with the six screws.

Rinse aid dispenser failed

  • Customer: Charles from Las Cruces NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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The movie on the web site is excellent but that model does not have the foam insulator. The insulator is glued to the door and the front panel forming an almost impenetrable sandwich. You will have to make some sort of a knife with a thin 2 foot long handle. Pry the top of the insulation away from the front panel and use the homemade knife to cut the glue. To access the soap dispenser cut a rectangular hole in the insulation where it covers the dispenser. Then follow the video. The rest is easy.

Broken Detergent and Rinse Aid Dispenser

  • Customer: RUSS from TOLEDO OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Your web site had a repair video that I watched and it showed me how to replace the broken part which was very helpful. Cleaned the lower sump unit and checked other parts for wear.Dishwasher had"nt been cleaned in a while.Part was a lot cheaper then some of the appliance parts store,ordered it on Saturday and received it on Tuesday.

Soap dispenser door won't open

  • Customer: Joe from Madison NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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This repair is actually easy to do however the problem I had was removing the door. It seems the kitchen aid engineers decided to have the sound insulation installed with adhesive. This means the door doesn't just easily remove like the video shows. I had to carefully scrape the back side with a 4" drywall tape knife. It's glued on both sides and the insulation covers the soap dispenser. Result was I had to carefully cut an access to the dispenser with a box cutter to get access. Be careful not to cut the dispenser wire when you make the opening. I would also cycle the washer before you reinstall the door as I didn't get mine tight enough and it leaked so I saved a bunch of time. I also changed the control unit because it is often the cause of the problem and since this my daughters who lives 10 hours a away. I decided it was a good investment. Finally Parts Select is great received the parts next day great service kudos to them.

Spotting agent was leaking from dispencer.

  • Customer: Frank from Blue Springs MO
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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The video did help with disassembly. But my dishwasher has the insulated door. So splitting the door was a bit of a challenge. I found both halves are glued. The inner door has the least glue about 2 inches wide by most of its length. I took wooden wedges on one side to open it to be able to see in and work. I separated the insulation with a flexible putty knife from inner door. Then repeated the process on the other side. I removed the doors halves once separated and the dispenser. I installed the new dispenser and plugged the unit in without outer door installed. Ran a rinse cycle to check for leaks. With none found unplugged and reassembled the door. Without any damage to the dishwasher stainless steel, plugged the unit back in and it is back in service. Be patient with the process.

Dispenser door not opening

  • Customer: Dennis from Bakersfield CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Remove outer door (lower half) to expose dispenser, remove electrical connector and remove 6 small hex head screws from dispenser and remove dispenser. Replace dispenser, install 6 screws and install electrical plug and install outer door. Hard part was holding outer door in place while installing first couple of screws, a piece of masking tape helps here.

Detergent dispenser door didn't open during cycle

  • Customer: Joseph from Metairie LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Disconnect power (circuit breaker) open dishwasher door, remove 3 trox (star) drive screws on each side of door( do not remove the 2 top screws on each side) close door and pull out at the top than up at the bottom to remove front panel. NOTE, If you have a super quiet washer you have to pull out on the panel quite hard because the foam insulation is glued in and has to be broken loose. Unplug the 2 wires connected to the dispenser , remove the 6 trox screws holding the dispenser in , remove dispenser making sure to clean where the gasket goes before installing new dispenser. You may want to check to see if a wire fell off your dispenser before you order a new one. THAT'S what mine did and PARTS SELECT took the part back, NO PROBLEM.

Detergent door would not open during wash cycle.

  • Customer: David from Warren PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Removed door screws and door cover. Unplugged wire from old dispenser then remove dispenser screws and dispenser. Connector did not match male plugs on new dispenser. Installed new female connectors on wires then reassembled dispenser and door. worked correctly after completion.

detergent and rinse aid disp;enser..door handle

  • Customer: Ray from Arlington Heights IL
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
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very difficult. it took me three days trying to figure out how to get the front door panel off. took all the screws out,but the panel would not move. it was very difficult trying to move the panel finally had to call a repairman to do the job. repairman also had difficulty moving the panel. finally he had to pry it off with a lot of force. the panel had two huge pieces of styrofoam glued between the front panel and the back panel holding the two together. I think this information will help anyone witnesses this problem replacing the dispenser. the door handle, I installed with no problem. very easy.

Should have been simple repair. Door panel would not come loose. Seems they used adhesive on the door panel and the styraform insulation. Did not want come loose and put back together as I did not want to destroy or bend door panel and insulation. Any advice on how to remove!

  • Customer: Don from La Verne CA
  • Difficulty: Very Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Put back together could not pull apart without damaging door panel and insulation.
All Instructions for the KUDM01TJBL0
751-765 of 796