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PartSelect Number PS11730996
NOTE: As per the manufacture this part has been updated from the original part. You may need to order an elbow for the new designed valve to work.
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
This part has a swivel gooseneck fitting and that allows it to be installed closer to the wall. This part has a 3/4" hose thread on one side and a 3/8" copper tubing on the other side.
Removed the lower panels from beneath the dishwasher door. 4 screws. Turned off the water.Removed one screw holding the inlet valve to the side rail of the dishwasher. It was attached to the hot water line and then the washer water input line. Removed the electrical connector..Pull straight off, and use a pair of pliers to open the squeeze clamp on the washer hose. The hot water supply hose has a brass fitting to loosen and remove.Replaced the inlet valve, reconnected the electrical and also replaced the hot water line from under the sink to the washer. Used a new braided 5' hose with fittings. Used teflon tape on the screws and did not over tighten the brass fittings.Turned on the hot water supply and checked for leaks. Operated the washer and checked for leaks. Replaced the lower covers.
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I thought that the valve inlet was defective. Ordered the replacement, got it in one day, replaced the part...and it worked perfectly. Saved big $$ in a service call. Found everything I needed online.
After doing some research in a repair book I decided to take a stab with a water inlet valve. With expedited shipping I ordered the part and within three days it was delivered. I installed it and the dishwasher seemed like it was trying to fill but still would not. After much cocnsternation I turned the water supply valve to the dishwasher a partial turn to close and I felt the water rush through the valve and the dishwasher then filled. Apparently the shut off valve must have been clogged plus it now leaked. I then replaced the shutoff valve and the copper pipe to the water inlet valve with flexible 3/8" tubing and the dishwasher thus far is running fine without leaks.
Turned of water and unplugged the dishwasher.Disconnected the incoming water line.Drained on to the floor (have paper towels ready)Disconnected the electrical feed wire.Disconnected the rubber hose.Unscrewed screw holding the fixture to the frame.Took off the brass elbow from the old part.Put pipedope around it and screwed into new part (carefully, so as to not crack plastic again).Attached part back to frame.Attached water lines.Turned on water, plugged it in and ran dishwasher looking for leaks. No problem.
I unscrewed the old water inlet valve from the frame of the dishwasher so that I could manuever my hand around to the backside where the rubber hose was connected. That was the easy part. I then had trouble holding the old valve while trying to unscrew the hot water copper tubing so I screwed it back on the frame. My dishwasher is close to 18 years old and I think that was part of the problem. After soaking in WD40, I finally got the valve out. Then I had to remove the "L" shaped connector to put on the new valve. Everything went back together a lot faster and it's like I have a new dishwasher again. By the way, I am a 53 year old female so that may be why it took me so long.
I first removed the old part. when i removed the old part i could not get the conector piece off when i when to get a new one they told me i should replace the copper tubing with the more flexable tubing because the copper tubing can kink up and possibly break from the kinking. so i screwed the inlet valve on i put teflon tape on the all the threads of the conector piece screwed it into the new inlet valve with and adjustable wrench then i conected the new tubing, and tightend it down with the wrench i slowly turned the water back on to cheak for leaks. When i saw there were no leaks i turned the water on the rest of the way pushed the dishwasher back in and screwed it into place an i was done.
Pulled off the old valve using a crescent wrench and screw driver. The replacement part was a 100% exact match. Slapped on the new valve and that baby was water tight. $50 on a new valve is a lot better than $500 for a new washer.Partselect.com was so easy to use and find the right part. Way more helpful than whirlpool's site, but that's not surprising seeing as they have an "authorized repair technician" page.Thanks Partselect.com!
No Water supply to Dishwasher. Turned off main Supply valve under sink.First took off old Diswasher supply valve and repaired it by cleaning it and it worked for two weeks. I ordered the part, but then cancelled it and Partselect service was great and cancelled it immediately. After it went down after 2 weeks I re-ordered it and it came in 4 days. To Take this part off I removed mounting scews with nut driver, disconeected electronic plug connector, removed the compression fitting from the water supply and removed the outlet hose..reversed all of the above to install.
disconnected the water, removed the old valve put in new valve and waah laah it worked .
Disconnected power. Shut off water supply. Took off the front, disconnected copper supply line and flexible water line, removed water inlet valve. Took elbow from old inlet valve and put in on new one. Put new valve in, reconnected water lines, put back front panel. Opened water supply, Flipped breaker back on. Done and it worked!
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