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PDW9980L00SS General Electric Dishwasher - Instructions

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Original Silverware Basket Broken

  • Customer: Craig from Cedar Rapids IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Removed original silverware basket from dishwasher rack. Replaced it with new silverware basket. Placed original silverware basket in recycle bin (plastic content). So easy, even my 24 year old son could do it!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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
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