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KUDS03FSSS1 KitchenAid Dishwasher - Overview

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$21.19

Door Balance Link Kit

This kit includes 2 door balance links and 2 door balance mounts with wheels.

$42.77

Water Inlet Valve

This water inlet valve should be located behind the lower kickplate panel in either the right or left corner. The attaching solenoids on the valve open and close according to the desired amount of water needed.

$7.62

Mounting Bracket

Sold individually.

$48.48

Silverware Basket - Gray

This is a basket for washing flatware or silverware in your dishwasher.

$20.38

Chopper Assembly

This chopper assembly chops/minces the food particles to prevent clogging of the dishwasher pump.

$20.34

Bi-Metal Fuse

This part is used as a safety device to protect the dishwasher circuit from overload. If the temperature gets to high it will shut off the electrical current to the heating unit in the appliance. Also known as Thermal Fuse.

$15.18

Door Balance Spring

This dishwasher door spring is sold individually. It is recommended if you are replacing one side, to replace both.

$15.27

Spinner Kit

This is also called the 3rd-level spinner. This part works like a little spray arm at the top of your dishwasher.

$15.66

Rinse Aid Cap

$3.96

Rubber Washer

Sold individually. Used with the heating element.

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Replaced Hinge Link

  • Customer: Scott from Fort Lauderdale FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 293 of 299 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled dishwasher from under counter, attached link to spring, hooked spring back into frame/chassis, threaded link through pulleys, attached other end of link onto door, reinstalled dishwasher under counter. All's well. Note-I purchased an extra link anticipating that the other one will fail. They're cheap enough. read more

Dishes on top rack of dishwasher were not being cleaned.

  • Customer: Bill from North Richland Hills TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 187 of 196 people found this instruction helpful
1) Remove top and bottom dish baskets from the dishwasher, this will give you room to work. To remove top basket there are clips at the end of the slide rails.
2) Remove lower spray arm by unscrewing plastic screw, it should only be hand tight.
3) In order to remove the strainer cover, you will need to remove the plastic tube that takes water to th... read more

Loud grinding noise from water pump

  • Customer: Steve from Inver Grove Heights MN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 95 of 102 people found this instruction helpful
Rather than remove the pump assembly - as an earlier post had done - I pulled the entire dishwasher out and laid it down on the floor. This allowed easy, direct access to the motor (that was the hard, messy part). From this point it was easy. Unplug the wiring, remove the retaining bolt, rotate the motor off the mounting brackets and pull it out. Then put th... read more