Models > PDW9980L00SS > Instructions

PDW9980L00SS General Electric Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for PDW9980L00SS parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the dishwasher repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the PDW9980L00SS
61-75 of 269
Search Instructions
Keep searches simple, eg. "belt" or "pump". Need help?

Old rack was rusted out and missing most of the wheels.

  • Customer: Jim from Palatka FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Easiest repair ever. My new rack arrived in three days, opened the box and slid it in. Better quality than the original. Excellent service!

Rusted upper rack with wheels

  • Customer: Herman from Winchester MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
1. Removed the cap ends from the inner rails - easy

2. Removed the old rusted rack from the inner rails- easy

3. Removed the spray arm and conduit - a bit difficult: there's a hard-to-reach nut that you need to remove at the hub of the spray arm - A pain in the neck because it cannot be reached vertically.

4. Installed the spray arm and conduit onto new rack. Make sure the conduit aligns with the pipe at the rear inner wall! - easy

5. Installed the rack onto the rails - easy

6. inserted the cap ends - done!

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.

plugged Detergenent Pump & noisy Blower

  • Customer: Dale from Victor NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 2 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Access to the parts was easy. Simply remove the outer door cover.

The only problem was that I had to disassemble and reassemble the dishwasher two times. Other than that, the actual repair was very simple; remove the old, replace with new and test with the built in diagnostic.

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.

Old soap dispensor latch would not hold

  • Customer: Kenneth from Dublin OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Turned off the power at the main box. Removed the six phillips screws and two bottom hex screws holding the front panel. Removed the two solenoid wires on the old dispenser (Label wire polarity). Removed the eight screws holding the old soap dispensor and took it out. Cleaned the area around the hole. Laid down a bead of silicon caulk around the hole edges. Placed the new dispenser in the hole and replaced the eight screws (do not over tighten). Replaced the two wires on the dispenser solenoid (check polarity). Replaced the front cover (Do not over tighten. Turned on the power and job complete.

cap was melted

  • Customer: Greg from Doon IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
replaced it

a couple of my wheels had broken

  • Customer: Carol from Henrico VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the wheels and axels with the ones I bought and now it is fine.

Lower dish rack wheels and axles were broken and off.

  • Customer: Curtis from Elkhorn WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed rack from dishwasher, put axles in wheels and replaced onto lower rack. Used new design axle in replacement, seems to be an excellent fit.

Wheel axle clips broken

  • Customer: Jerry from Spring TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Just pulled the old axles out and snapped the new ones in and slid them on. Wish all household repairs were this easy.

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.

bottom rack had bad design on wheels and kept falling off making the dishwasher unuseable

  • Customer: Lucille from North Babylon NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I ordered wheels on this wonderful site that looked like they made more sense and replaced all eight on my dishwasher and FINALLY the dishwasher isn't the nightmare it has been. It took seconds to pop in the clip to the roller and pop it on the rack. Thank you PartsSelect

wheels kept falling off

  • Customer: karen from St Charles MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
It was very simple to install. At first my husband thought I had ordered the wrong part. I guess they just revamped the part and it worked out really well. And I didn't have it mailed special but I got the parts in about 2 days. My only problem is that the shipping cost as much as the parts.
But the parts are installed and the wheels don't fall off anymore!! If I need anything else I will use your company again and I will tell friends and family about you guys.
Thanks
All Instructions for the PDW9980L00SS
61-75 of 269