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PartSelect Number PS11747599
This upper discharge housing gasket is fifteen inches long.
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:
Figure out how to remove the spray arm (15 min); remove all the parts below (15 min); figure out what's not right (5 min). the pump discharge head is two parts. The flat disk that is attached to the under side of the discharge head came off and was being ground up by the impeller nut. Hence the noise. I superglued it back together and ordered the replacement parts. the superglue lasted through about 1 rinse cycle. The repair parts arrived the following day, and since I already knew how to disassemble and reassemble, the actual replacement was about 15 minutes. The dishwasher hasn't been this quiet in over 2 years.
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After I ruled out a hose blockage I looked in the washer.Took the washer assembly apart, pretty straight forward, used the parts diagrams on this site for help. Found the drain impellor was jammed with glass and had lost a lot of its fins.Found exactly what I needed here. Had it back together in less than an hour, and it seems to be working like new.
1) turned off power to dishwasher2) removed each piece of pump assembly (one at a time) from inside the dishwasher. I had no repair manual and didn't know that by rotating the lock lever under the dishwasher, I could have easily removed the entire pump assembly as a unit.3) Reassmebled the pump assembly using new parts and installed in dishwasher.4) Reconnected hoses and electrical connection5) Turned power back on6) Washed dishes... it's as good as new!!!!
Using the part list (on your web site)as a guide to remove the parts,Part 32 remove by hand turning counter clockwise,remove screws #5,remove parts(33,34,31,2). Remove #36 remove 4,3,,6,7,,8,9,remove screws#27 then remove #11 which has a plate part of it but broke on the underside (you can't see it in the picture)it will rub on the fins of part#14 during the cycle when dishes are being washed creating a grinding noise.i Do suggest to replace the seals,38,37,you may coat the new seals with liquid hand soap for easier installation.
I first removed the washer arm. Be careful because it is screwed on with the large center plastic piece with right hand thread. That allowed me to take the arm and disc off.Next I took 6 screws loose with the allen wrench. This allowed me to get to the filter ring. I removed it and that allowed me to get to the three screws holding the discharge. I used a 5/16th socket to remove them.A plastic disc that was part of the upper pump came loose and caused the noise. I replaced the upper discharge housing (with upper pump as part of it) and upper discharge housing gasket and reversed the order to reassemble.The exploded diagram was a terrific help
It takes about 5 min. to disassembled the lower jet system. As you disassemble, make sure you clean all the filters, and asses the integrity of the filters. If they are broken, you need to replace. Once you get to the impeller, you know it is broken because the lower part is loose. To replace you need to firmly hold the impeller as you unscrew the top screw. If the housing gasket is broken or too loose, replace. Otherwise you will have leak. Refer to your models diagram for proper assembly.
1. Print out the "pump and motor" exploded diagram and label the numbered parts down to #11 (discharge housing assembly).2. Unscrew the "lower spray arm cap" (#34) by hand (it just twists off), remove the "jump up nozzle" (#1), and lift the "lower spray arm" (#2) and filter guard" (#36) out together.3. With a torx screw driver, remove the screws holding the "pump cover and secondary filter assembly" (#4), taking note how the assembly was positioned. Be careful not to lose the two plastic "lower spray arm seals".4. Lift out the "pump housing filter" (#6) and "rinse arm assembly" (#7).5. With a 5/16 wrench, remove the bolts holding the "discharge housing assembly" (#11). You will likely find a plastic disk just sitting there under the discharge housing assembly. This is the source of your problem. It is the lower plate that has worn loose from the rest of the assembly and the noise is from it being ground by the impeller below.6. The simplest fix is to order a new "discharge housing assembly" along with gaskets #37 - O-ring (for "pump cover in step #3. Mine was missing.) and #38 - "upper discharge housing gasket. Three parts to order and save your exploded diagram for when you put it back together.7. Remove the "discharge housing nut" at the top of the old discharge assembly, lift off the "wash arm support", and put both on the new discharge assembly. 8. Insert new seals where they belong and reassemble the dishwasher in reverse order.
Other parts used: Lower Spray Arm (#2) Upper Spray Arm (#33) Snap Spray Retainer (#31)Removed upper and lower washing baskets.Pulled off Upper Spray Arm (#33). It pulls off easily by hand. No tools required. Replaced with new Upper Spray Arm (#33) and Snap Spray Retainer (#31).Removed Large Spray Arm Cap(#34,)which has a right hand thread. This allowed me to take the Lower Spray Arm(#2)off.Removed Filter Guard (#36).Next I removed the 6 screws from the Pump Cover & Secondary Filter Assembly (#4) with a Torx screwdriver. Removed Lower Spray Arm Seal(#3), Pump House Filter (#6)(which I cleaned), Assembly, Rinse Arm (#7) Jump Up Nozzle (#1). Unscrewed Discharge Housing Nut(#8) by hand. Removed Support, Wash Arm (#9). This allowed me to remove the three screws holding the Discharge Housing Assembly(#11)with a 5/16th nut driver. Next I removed the Impeller Screw (#12) with a 5/16th nut driver. You must hold the Impeller Assembly (#14) firmly while loosening the nut. Removed Impeller Assembly (#12) and Plate, Suction (#15). Cleaned out area of debris,lint, etc. Put back old Plate, Suction (#15) and replaced Impeller Assembly (#14) with new part. Replaced Upper Housing Gasket and Discharge Housing Assembly with new parts. Put back all parts in the reverse order I removed them replacing the O-Ring (#37) with a new part. This O-Ring goes in the Pump Cover & Secondary Filter Assembly (#4). After completely assembled it ran as good as new!
removed motor pump assembly, worked my way down from the top, found problem ,ordered parts. put back together it was real easy,replaced back into unit. turned on water and power. runs perfectly.
From the inside I removed all of the accesories down to the impeller . I replaced the impeller as a precaution measure just incase any wear from the backing plate of the dischareg housing coming undone. and reassembled the unit. It is very easy if you have a repair manuel. I received my parts the next day. Great company
Removed all parts down to wash impeller following online videos and parts breakdowns (took a while to figure out how to do this). The only difficult part was separating the Discharge Pump housing from the Suction Plate. They are fitted together with friction, and a flat-blade screwdriver can push them apart. Replaced broken parts including Wash Impeller, Suction Plate, and Discharge Pump Housing. Purchased Filter Support because it was involved and appeared to have been damaged, but the new part looks identical to the old part. Purchased new o-ring & gasket to avoid digging them out of broken parts. Cleaned out the spray arms top & bottom and it now works like new!
Using the break down view suppled by the PartSelect website I removed the parts covering the broken pump impala. The busted impala also scored the pump housing, which also needed to be replaced. For added measure, I replaced the O rings I encountered (alway a good thing to do while your in there). The shaft of the motor is rusted and I needed to break off the last of the impala with small chisel and some light taps. Before reassembling I used some fine grit sandpaper on the shaft, don't go wild here, a tight fit is better than a sloppy one. Total time on the repair wasn't that long. (But don't tell the wife, it bought me a cupple quarters of football!)
I disconnected the dishwasher and started to take the impeller assembly apart but could not get it all apart. Went on line to start looking for the parts and came to Partselect and they had and exploded view of the the whole inside assembly and I saw what was wroung, some parts had broken and melted together. With this picture I was able to see what had happened and able to get it all apart. Ordered the bad parts, got them within a week (this was over the hoildays), took about 15 minutes to get the new parts in and the dishwasher running. It runs great now, very quiet, it's like a new dishwasher for $30. P.S. I had to order some extra parts because one of my dogs was helping me and chew them up.
I removed the lower spray arm, then the cover over the discharge housing. Then removed the discharge housing,and the wash impeller. I reassembled in the reverse order of the disassembly,with a new discharge housing nut,housing gasket,and lower spray arm seals.
removed lower spray bar took discharge housing off replace new parts
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