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MDB7100AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for MDB7100AWW parts

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All Instructions for the MDB7100AWW
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Nasty appearing pump seal

  • Customer: Jerry from Nevada City, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Unscrew round keeper on top of spray arm -CCW. Lift off spray arm. Remove the six Torx head screws aroun pump housing. Lift off pump housing. Unplug unit and obtain a small piece of 2 x 4 wood to block up the motor underneath. Push the white plastic lever near the left side of motor towards the back to loosen the entire unit. Place the wood block uner the motor and you will see the seal is accessable inside the dishwasher. Remove the seal and very carefully clean the area that accepts the new seal. Remove the block and pull back on the white plastic lever. Done!

injector seal ring was leaking

  • Customer: James from San Marcos, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
simply replaced the ring and the water inlet injector, no tools need on that part of the repair

The Top Shower Pump Hose (actually a preformed plastic tub) cracked and was leaking.

  • Customer: James from Ventura, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I opened the door, and looked at the upper shower fixture ( a spining arm with holes in it) and saw there was a star shaped object that appeared to be the attaching screw device for the top shower. With my rignt hand I grabbed the points on the star and easily rotated them counter-clockwise, until the upper shower fixture came off in my hand. Next, I removed the top end of the pre-formed plastic tube from the top of the tub. I laid on my back so I could see under the tub (where the plastic tube is joined to the actual pump). The tube is connected to the tub via a rubber hose fitting. I unscrewed the rubber hose clamp and removed the pre-formed plastic tube. Disassembly was then complete and you simply reverse the procedure. Took less than 15 minutes. My diswasher is now back to working properly.

door would fall down

  • Customer: Louis Jr. from Trinity, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Real easy. I checked out the instruction video. It was great no problem making the repair....Thanks

Plastic linkage had broken

  • Customer: Sandy from Grass Valley, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Followed the outstanding video instructions. Your company is fantastic. Your attention to detail, the quick shipment (one day) and video ... stellar! We will be referring your company to all!!! Thank you!!!!

Door Spring linkage broke.... replaced

  • Customer: Vicki from Spokane, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Go to computer, log onto PartSelect, order part. Two days later, go to mailbox, open package. Go back to computer, log onto PartSelect, watch instructional video on how to install the part. Go to kitchen, do what the video showed you to do. Job done.

Bad washing, spotted dishes, water finally stopped filling

  • Customer: Timothy from Wakeman, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench (Adjustable)
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Disconnect power. Turn off water supply. Removed front lower cover (4) screws. Disconnect solinoid quick connectors. Remove/disconnect inlet water line. Remove outlet hose. Remove mounting screws. Replace valve.

would not pump water in the machine.

  • Customer: Della from Nauvoo, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
look the instrution on line and it worked great.

old warn out cracked hose.

  • Customer: Ernest from Tucson, AZ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Removed lower panels. Raised front feet to move dishwasher out from under counter. Kitchen had been retiled over old floor. Loosened hose clamp at washer drain underneath and at garbage disposal. Pulled old hose out. Feed new hose through access hole under counter and proceeded to reconnect new hose at proper locations with hose clamps. Pushed washer back. Readjusted front feet to level washer. Reinstalled lower panels. Loaded washer and ran. No leak, no problems.

Water holes corroded shut

  • Customer: Dary from Colbert, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Whatever you do, don't call a repairman to do this simple replacement task. 1. Remove the lower basket. 2. Locate the round knurled nut holding the spray bar on. (use gloves or a channel lock pliers if it's corroded on) Lift off the spray bar. noting the 'flats' on the bottom of the spray bar. If the knurled nut has lots of corrosion, put it in a container of vinegar for a couple hours. Use screwdriver to remove the metal plates on the ends of the spray bar and install in new one. Then install new one in reverse order. A real piece of cake.

weak spray was leaving the dishes uncleaned

  • Customer: Edward from La Habra, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the lower dish basket; used pliers to undo the lock screw. removed the lower spray arm, transfered heat shields from old part to new, replaced the lower spray arm, hand tightened the lock screw, replaced the lower dish basket....DONE!

Not cleaning properly due to clogged parts.

  • Customer: Maurice from Wappingers Falls, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I disassembled parts from the lower Spray arm to the Rinse Arm. Everything was gunked up, nothing was broken. I replaced the Lower Spray Arm, Secondary Filter, Pump Housing Filter and the Rinse Arm. I re-used The Radiant Shields, Filter Plate, Lower Spray Arm Seals and the O-Ring. Much of my time was spent cleaning before re-assembly. Assembly was no problem. I ran the machine afterward with no problems and very good cleaning results. I ran the videos once before starting. They were very helpful, as were some other people's experiences.

Water leaking form left front of door.

  • Customer: Richard from Manitowoc, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Received the parts within two days. Watched the video and it explained everything. Found it hard to believe how easy it would be, and it was very easy. Cleaning up the door in preparation to installing the new gasket took longer than the gasket installation. The gasket just pressed in the channel, frankly I was surprised that the door inner shield did not have to be removed. The water deflector just pulled off and slipped on (probably took 30 secends. Ran the dishwasher a few times, and no leaks. They had cited that the majority of leaks were due to the gasket, and it was right on. Like the dishwasher and can go for another 12 years.

motor running - no spray

  • Customer: Richard from Springfield, MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed racks - removed lower wash arm - removed filter screen - removed upper pump cover - removed broken wash impeller - replaced wash impeller - re-installed upper pump cover - re-installed filter screen - re-installed lower wash arm - re-installed racks

The tabs that hold the wheel on were broken

  • Customer: David from Herndon, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
With the help of the video that was part of the ordering process, the repair was VERY easy. It only took a few minutes, My wife did the repair by herself.
All Instructions for the MDB7100AWW
796-810 of 848