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PDW8680N00SS General Electric Dishwasher - Instructions

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Recived used without drain hose

  • Customer: Richard from Venice FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
It was an install. My problem is that the drain tube is not standard to other dishwashers,so I could not get it at either of the local home improvement centers. The good news is that it is larger than the standard, and offers better discharge.

Wheels became loose

  • Customer: SUSAN from LAKE FOREST CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Really all it took was removal of the old wheels which would not stay on anyway and the installation of the new ones. That required the axle and wheel being put together and the installing both of those on the lower rack. I was about to buy a new dishwasher when the salesmen told me about a product called Lemi Shine it saved my hundreds of dollars and the inside of my dishwasher looks brand new. With my new wheels I am good to go again.

dishwasher door would not latch

  • Customer: CHRISTOPHER from CEDAR KNOLLS NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 6 of 18 people found this instruction helpful
opened door removed screws holding back side of door took out front panel with latch assembley found broken part and replaced it

wouldn't drain

  • Customer: JOHN D. from GOSHEN IN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the dishwasher to get at the defective parts and removed,than replaced the two check valves and reassemble.

lower rack wheel retainers broke an the wheels fell off

  • Customer: Thomas from Louisville KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
put the new retainers on the wheels then installed them back on the rack.

RACK WHEELS...AXLES=BAD

  • Customer: marc from lakeville MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
REPLACEMENT PARTS WERE BETTER THAN ORIGINAL THANKS

Needed new wheels

  • Customer: Jason from Omaha NE
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I inserted wheel axle into wheel and attached to bottom rack axle. It was simple. No problems.

When we tried the door wouldn't open and the door handle actuator fell out in our hand

  • Customer: Betty from Chester CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Took the screws out of the inner panel to open it and expose the latch area. Found the door spring stuck to the insulation so we saved it. Used the part's list picture to figure out how to put the latch parts together (wish the picture was better). Reattached the inner panel. The latch works better now than when it was new....which makes us wonder.

Rack does not roll correct, falls into tub

  • Customer: Damon from Austin TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed old wheels and axles, installed new axles in wheels, clipped into place. I purchased new wheels and axles. Probably only needed the axles. The front wheels are narrower than the rear wheels. This probably contributes to them falling off the track. Since I purchased 8 new wheels (all wide, now I know what the second part number was for)I put all wide on. Seems to be more stable that way. New straight style axle clip appears more robust than the old side clip style. Thanks Parts select

worn out wheels and axles

  • Customer: steven from westbrook CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
pop of the old, pop on the new! Wife happy, Priceless

The wheels kept falling off the bottom rack of the dishwasher

  • Customer: Suzanne from Oak Ridge NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
My husband took off all the wheels and changed the axles. We had friends who had the same problem and they led us to your web site.

difficulty rolling the lower rack in and out of dishwasher

  • Customer: Sharon from Northfield MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced all 8 of the wheels and axles (the old axles wouldn't hold the wheels in place any longer). Replaced the tub gasket because of cuts from knives. Both fixes were relatively easy to do, although directions for the tub gasket would have been nice!

STUD ROLLERS BROKEN

  • Customer: JEREMIAH from BAYONNE NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
TOOK LESS THAN 5 MINS. TO REPLACE ROLLERS AND LOWER RACK WITHOUT TOOLS. MY LIFE SHOULD BE THIS EASY.

wheel studs were worn out, glide arm stopper part gone, needed wheels for upper level tray

  • Customer: John from Denver CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy, saw the parts I needed online, ordered them, and installed them. Easier than I thought. Saved probably $200 in having a repair man come to the house. Outstanding results! Thank you!

Tray rollers had broken off.

  • Customer: Lawrence from Smithtown NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the original roller connectors with newly designed connectors. Works much better.
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