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PLD2855RFC1 Frigidaire Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for PLD2855RFC1 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.

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With an explosive bang, the spring on one side of the dishwasher door broke. The door weighed like a million pounds and was difficult to open and close.

  • Customer: Steve from Memphis, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 16 of 17 people found this instruction helpful
I found the parts needed on Part Select and read comments by users. I took the suggestion to buy both springs at the same time and the door linkages too. Although they were pricey, the parts arrived in a few days and were absolutely perfect. To my suprise and delight, the entire fix for the broken spring and link and the opposite spring and link were easily accomplished in less than 10 minutes. The links just hook directly onto a small hook on the door and the springs have specially bent ends that fid the linkage and then the adjustable length holes on the door. It made me feel quite manly for about fifteen minutes as I made everyone in the house open and close the dishwasher door several times.

No water was coming into dishwasher.

  • Customer: Jeffery from Excelsior Springs, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 18 of 23 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed dishwasher from cabinet and pulled out about 1 foot. Took bottom plate off of dishwasher. Undid clamp on hose of discharge of inlet water valve and removed hose. Shut off water to water inlet valve and removed. Took wiring clip off of water inlet valve. Removed 2 screws holding water inlet valve in place. Installed new water inlet valve in reverse order.

loose spray arm

  • Customer: Doris from Arkadelphia, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 16 of 17 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed the old spray arm and replace with the new spray arm.

The best part was in the ordering process. Having the diagrams with the parts let me see that I was ordering the correct part. Thanks!

spray arm fell off and melted on element

  • Customer: Dale from Worley, ID
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 16 of 19 people found this instruction helpful
The Spray arm and the support had come off during operation and subsequently melted on the heating element. This was our fault, as a knife had slipped through the lower dish-rack and acted as a ramp to launch the spray arm as it came around. The support was a simple 1/4 turn counter-clockwise until it clicked into place, drop the strainer basket into position around the support, them push the spray arm into place until the catches snap over the retaining ring molded into the support. All told, about 10 minutes, max.

Upper wash arm bushing had worn

  • Customer: Ronald from Montgomery, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 14 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
Discovered upper wash arm had come off. It looked like it was repairable, but the bushing/clip holding the arm came off after one wash. Looked on line and reviewed part and saw it was a one piece assembly from photos. Removed old assembly by unscrewing from top of washer and screwed new assembly in place.

Parts fall off the Frigidare products in my house.

  • Customer: Kurt from Corrales, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 17 of 24 people found this instruction helpful
The parts above fell off or broke and were not covererd under warratee. I called you guys, the parts came in a few days and I snapped them on. Your service was very good.

Center spray arm broke

  • Customer: Keith from Coventry, RI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 36 of 81 people found this instruction helpful
I was able to pull out the top basket were the glasses are put then I lined up the back and the center plastic clip an slid on the center spray arm. It took about 2 miniutes

busted center portion of silverware basket

  • Customer: Craig from Marlborough, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 18 of 29 people found this instruction helpful
New one snaps into place easily.

upper arm kept coming off and leaking at bottom of dishwasher

  • Customer: JESSICA from CLARKSVILLE, TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 13 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
unscrewed the old upper arm spray nut off and rescrewed the new one on....very easy...then I took the old gasket out of the bottom of the door and replaced by sliding it in. very simple....less then 15 minutes for both and have solved my issues.

water leak right bottom corner

  • Customer: Grant from Fairview, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 12 of 14 people found this instruction helpful
Fully open dishwasher door to horizontal position, remove lower dishwasher rack and relocate to another temp location, grab old lower door seal from right or left corner and pull completely out of door, lay the old bottom seal aside facing the same direction as once installed (seal has a notched side which faces the right side of door), match direction of the new seal with the old seal (match the notched side of seal to the right side of door), gently push the seal into the door starting on the right side (notched side of seal fits tightly into a receiving area inside the door), and finally push the remaining portion of the seal into door (aligning with the right side already properly seated inside dishwasher door). Close dishwasher and run water cycle to confirm leak.

Spray arm came off in wash cycle

  • Customer: mike from Bartlett, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 11 of 12 people found this instruction helpful
The spray arm comes off into 3 parts but is really only supposed to be one. I removed the nut from the old assembly and attempted to place the new assembly on by hand. The new nut seemed to be slightly smaller than the original so it would not attach to the dishwasher. Using a kitchen knife, I removed the new nut from the arm unit and attached the new arm to the original nut and it went back on easily. The connection of the new arm to the new nut was 3 tabs that needed to be depressed with the knife and was a different conection method than the assembly that kept coming off in the wash cycle. The replacement part had a much better design than the original.

Leaking Door

  • Customer: Robert from Clinton, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 13 of 18 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled out old gasket from bottom of door with needle nosed pliers and then put in new one in.

Water leak around the door

  • Customer: Gregory from Taunton, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 12 of 15 people found this instruction helpful
Much easier than I expected. The bottom of the door gasket simply pulled out and the new one slid back into the same spot without any issues. That gasket did not solve the problem. The unit continued to leak. We waited for the back ordered door gasket approximately 2 week to come in. Once it came in the process took about 10 minutes. The old gasket easily pulled out of it's groove around the door. That gasket was dried out and worn in several places. We fitted the new gasket in the groove, trimmed off the excess, closed the door and ran the dishwasher and had no leaks. The two gaskets definitely did the trick. This is an easy DIY for anyone and the parts were priced right!!

latch was broken

  • Customer: larry from 775, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 14 of 22 people found this instruction helpful
unscrewed front panel..then removed old latch and put one lead at a time on new latch so as not to get confused..( I did not unplug washer) replaced new latch installed panel..done..Less than 30 min

Top spray arm separates from mount

  • Customer: Richard from Macclenny, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 11 of 13 people found this instruction helpful
unscrewed old spray arm, installed new arm. Took less than 30 seconds.
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