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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 f...
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PartSelect #:PS8260087
Manufacturer #:W10518394
This heating element is designed to monitor and control the heat of the water that enters the dishwasher. It is located at the bottom of the dishwasher. If your dishwasher is not d...
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PartSelect #:PS11746591
Manufacturer #:WP8565925
The rack track stop on your dishwasher is designed to stop the dish rack at the appropriate place when opening and closing the rack. If your dishwasher is not cleaning your dishes ...
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PartSelect #:PS11743008
Manufacturer #:WP596669
This hose clamp is used in a wide variety of household appliances. Most often it is found in washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, garbage disposals, or air...
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PartSelect #:PS12347808
Manufacturer #:W11158802
This silverware basket has two blue flip tops and a carrying handle.
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PartSelect #:PS11755736
Manufacturer #:WPW10503548
This part is used to hold the access panel in place. Sold individually.
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PartSelect #:PS11748191
Manufacturer #:WPW10082861
This part goes at the end of the rail to stop the dishrack from falling out.
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PartSelect #:PS11745488
Manufacturer #:WP8268961
This part helps to keep your door quiet when it opens and closes.
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PartSelect #:PS11743423
Manufacturer #:WP661566
This part acts as as safety mechanism that keeps the dryer from overheating. Once the dryer temperature reaches a certain point, this part will shut down power to the heating eleme
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PartSelect #:PS11740701
Manufacturer #:WP308685
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Heater element broken.

  • Customer: Dennis from Sedro Woolley, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 166 of 178 people found this instruction helpful
Step 1: Remove the screws in the bottom of the countertop.

Step 2: Remove the screws holding the bottom kickplate.

Step 3: Loosen leveling legs.

Step 4: Pull dishwasher out of hole.

Step 5: Unlplug dishwasher.

Step 6: Disconnect wires from bottom of element in back.

Step 7: Remove plastic nuts... read more

Lost dishwasher brackets

Mounting Bracket – Part Number: WP8269145
  • Customer: Judith from Essex, MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 70 of 93 people found this instruction helpful
I called an experienced plumber, who balanced and installed my new dishwasher properly, using the brackets I ordered from Parts Select, after an INEXPERIENCED plumber had tossed the factory-provided mounting brackets out with the shipping carton. Relief! read more

Needed to replace orginal rack track stop

Rack Track Stop – Part Number: WP8565925
  • Customer: Dennis from Worthington, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 66 of 93 people found this instruction helpful
The OEM part sells for $28. PartSelect also offers an alternative for $4.95. Both OEM and alternative versions are made of pressed plastic with no moving parts. They both do the same job. The cheaper alternative worked well and actually installs much easier than the original part. I recommend purchasing the cheaper alternative. read more