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Door Balance Link Kit – Part Number: 8194001
Door Balance Link Kit
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PartSelect #: PS972325
Manufacturer #: 8194001
This part is a door balance link kit, also sometimes known as door cable or door spring cable kit, that helps support the door as it opens and closes by connecting to the dishwasher door hinges. The k...
$32.89
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Mounting Bracket – Part Number: WP8269145
Mounting Bracket
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PartSelect #: PS11745496
Manufacturer #: WP8269145
The mounting bracket is sold individually, without screws. This part secures the upper side of the dishwasher to the underside of the counter or cabinet to prevent the dishwasher from moving, shaking,...
$17.04
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Dishwasher Silverware Basket – Part Number: WP8531233
Dishwasher Silverware Basket
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PartSelect #: PS11746119
Manufacturer #: WP8531233
This silverware basket holds utensils in your dishwasher. If it becomes damaged or goes missing, you can replace it with this part. No disassembly is required to replace this part; simply remove the e...
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Tine Pivot – Part Number: WPW10082853
Tine Pivot
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PartSelect #: PS11748190
Manufacturer #: WPW10082853
The tine pivot clip, also known as the tine row pivot, is used in dishwashers and is located in the upper dishrack. At around 3 inches in length, the clip is used to keep the tine row in place in the ...
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Dishwasher Chopper Assembly – Part Number: W10083957V
Dishwasher Chopper Assembly
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PartSelect #: PS11722146
Manufacturer #: W10083957V
This is a chopper assembly or drain food chopper, and it is designed for your dishwasher. The chopper chops up/minces the food particles in your dishwasher to prevent them from clogging the pump. You ...
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Water Inlet Valve – Part Number: WPW10158389
Water Inlet Valve
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PartSelect #: PS11749213
Manufacturer #: WPW10158389
This water inlet valve should be located behind the lower kickplate panel in either the right or left corner. The attaching solenoids on the valve open and close according to the desired amount of water needed.
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Bi-Metal Fuse – Part Number: W10258275
Bi-Metal Fuse
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PartSelect #: PS2360984
Manufacturer #: W10258275
This part is used as a safety device to protect the dishwasher circuit from overload. If the temperature gets to high it will shut off the electrical current to the heating unit in the appliance. Als...
$33.19
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Rinse Aid Cap – Part Number: WPW10077881
Rinse Aid Cap
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PartSelect #: PS11748135
Manufacturer #: WPW10077881
This part holds the rinse aid liquid in the dispenser until the timer activates the rinse cycle.
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Door Gasket – Part Number: W11196317
Door Gasket
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PartSelect #: PS12348985
Manufacturer #: W11196317
This is a door seal, but you may also know it as a door gasket and it is a part for your dishwasher. It provides a leak proof seal between the tub and the door of your appliance. You will need to repl...
$82.67
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Spinner Kit – Part Number: 8193983
Spinner Kit
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PartSelect #: PS972316
Manufacturer #: 8193983
This is also called the 3rd-level spinner. This part works like a little spray arm at the top of your dishwasher.
$25.30
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    Manica
    February 16, 2020
    1.Where is the filter to clean and instructions on how to clean it 2. What is the best way to clean the stainless steel, we have hard water. Thank you.
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    Hello Manica, Thank you for the question. Please see the link below for the how to Video on replacing the filter. It will show how to removes it so you can clean the filter. Here are some tips to clean a Stainless Steel appliance. Dip a soft cloth in warm water mixed with a mild dish detergent. Wipe the surface, rinse the cloth and wipe again, then dry with a towel to prevent water spots.If you still see fingerprints, spray a glass cleaner onto a soft cloth and wipe fingerprints away. We hope this helps. https://www.partselect.com/PS897295-Whirlpool-8193918-Accumulator-and-Filter.htm?SourceCode=4&SearchTerm=KUDS03FTSS3&ModelNum=KUDS03FTSS3

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      Replaced Hinge Link
      Pulled dishwasher from under counter, attached link to spring, hooked spring back into frame/chassis, threaded link through pulleys, attached other end of link onto door, reinstalled dishwasher under counter. All's well. Note-I purchased an extra link anticipating that the other one will fail. They're cheap enough.
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      Door Balance Link Kit
      • Scott from Fort Lauderdale, FL
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
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      dishwasher not draining after wash cycle
      Caviat: The actual repair is less than 15 minutes, but I spent a lot of time playing with it before I figured out it was that easy and fast. You don't need to remove the dishwasher from the counter to do this. And it will probably help to look at the new part closely so you can understand where the retainer clip is to press it and release the old pump.

      First remove the water from the dishwasher pan that would not drain with a wet/dry vac. Otherwise the water will all drain on the floor when you remove the pump. Then remove the two screws on the kickplate on the front of the unit below the door. Remove the kickplate/maintainence access cover. The drain pump is on the right about 8 inches in. Using two hands you grasp the drain pump with your right hand and use the left hand to push the retaining clip down. Then the drain pump will rotate 1/4 turn counterclockwise and can be removed without pulling the dishwasher out. There is likely to be some water leak out that was traped in the pump housing that you can not reach with the vac. Disconnect the wire. Connect the wire to the new pump, put it in place and 1/4 turn clockwise to install it. Replace the kickplate and you're done.
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      Dishwasher Drain Pump
      • Andrew from Alexandria, VA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
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      Loud grinding noise from water pump
      Rather than remove the pump assembly - as an earlier post had done - I pulled the entire dishwasher out and laid it down on the floor. This allowed easy, direct access to the motor (that was the hard, messy part). From this point it was easy. Unplug the wiring, remove the retaining bolt, rotate the motor off the mounting brackets and pull it out. Then put the new one in. That was the easy part (about 15 minutes). The entire job took 2-and-a-half hours, most of which was taken in disconnecting, cleaning up and reconnecting the dishwasher. It's much quieter now.
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      Circulation Pump and Motor
      • Steve from Inver Grove Heights, MN
      • Difficulty Level:
        A Bit Difficult
      • Total Repair Time:
        More than 2 hours
      • Tools:
        Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
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