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A dishwasher is an appliance that holds dirty dishes and uses water jets to clean them up for use again. Use with [electrical] for wiring one up (these are almost always directly wired). Use with [plumbing] for connecting the water lines, and [drain] for connecting the drain lines.

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Dishwasher replacement - no depth [closed]

Just bought a house and attempting to replace an old Bosch - 50 dBA Built In Dishwasher in Stainless - SHE3AR75UC, which has been discontinued. I can’t find any dishwashers with similar dimensions for ...
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Best option to install dishwasher in corner and support countertop

Need some advice on installing a dishwasher. Cabinet on the left measures 24" in width exactly. 34.5" height below the counter and 24" depth. Cabinet on the right is the sink. There is ...
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Electrolux dishwasher error: i10 (water supply issue)

I got an "i10" error code on my Electrolux dishwasher, at least I think it supposed to be an "i" (see attached pictures) . According to the manual it is some water supply issue. ...
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Support under the plywood and granite countertop

I bought a Bosch dishwasher, the height doesn't fit into the space where an existing dishwasher is placed. It's 1/4'' short. I have a granite countertop supported by plywood underneath, and 2 "...
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Is it possible to seal/patch a dishwasher drain hose?

I have a small hole in a white, ribbed drain hose underneath my dishwasher. It's not from being old - it looks like a mouse chewed through it a bit. It appears to be a pain to replace it, which is ...
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Inlet valve on dishwasher [closed]

My dishwasher is not letting in any water. I think it could be the inlet valve. I've emailed the manufacturer and they are out of stock and do not know when they will be back in. Could just buy any ...
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How to fix stripped screw holes for dishwasher rack rails?

Four years ago, I installed a new GE plastic interior dishwasher, model GDF630PGMWW, in my kitchen. For the last year or two, the screws that attach the upper rack rails to the wall have occasionally ...
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Dishwasher gurgling

I'm new to plumbing and trying to understand if I can fix a very loud gurgling that occurs during operation of our quiet dishwasher. I have seen other answers on this forum and elsewhere, but I don't ...
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KitchenAid Dishwasher Not Filling Up

I have a KitchenAid KDTM354DSS4 Dishwasher. Today we went to run it and it wouldn't fill up with water. I filled it with water manually and it washes just fine. I looked at the fill valve and ...
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Why won't some appliances turn on after garbage disposal replacement?

I recently had the garbage disposal replaced (connects to an outlet under the sink) and in less than two weeks, the dishwasher (hardwired) and microwave/hood stopped working and no lights appear. The ...
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Do I need to Get an Electrician In?

I got a new dishwasher coming in, Costco does not install or touch the old one. I disconnected the old dishwasher and removed it. I was expecting to see an outlet to plug the new dishwasher in, but ...
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Bottom door gasket doesn’t fit in dishwasher

Have 2014 Electrolux dishwasher. It is leaking from the bottom door of the dishwasher. I researched a bit and ordered a new gasket. But when I tried to install the new gasket, it doesn’t fit and I see ...
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Why is my dishwasher leaking from the bottom despite tightening this connection?

I found I have leaking from the bottom of the dishwasher. I tried to tight it but I could not and still leaking when it’s not running. Should I use thread seal tape here ?
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Dishwasher fails to finish draining at beginning of cycle

I have a Kenwood KDW45X20. When I start the program the drain pump engages and any water is removed from the sump. But the drain pump continues for another 2 mins or so trying to pump "nothing&...
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How do I resolve water standing in my dishwasher?

We have a KitchenAid dishwasher from 2015 that started getting standing water. Here’s what we’ve done: cleaned the filter: didn’t work replaced the pump: worked for a few days replaced the pump again:...
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Why doesn't the disk filter in my Fisher & Paykel dishwasher ever dry?

When I remove the plastic dishware grate from the drawer and remove the disk filter with the arrow, water pools here and never dries. Any advice on how to fix this? It looks like there are special ...
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How to fix a cabinet toe board which has been damaged?

Just moved in here and it looks like the plinth has been hacked away at to allow the dishwasher to open. I don't have access to any power tools, nor hugely interested in buying any as this is a small ...
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How can I fix a loud buzzing sound while dishwasher is running?

Kenmore Dishwasher is making a loud buzz while the dishwasher is running - it stops when the motor stops/water drains. Here is an audio file of the sound: https://recorder.google.com/50b37bc7-a208-...
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Bosch Dishwasher Leaking from the front

Our dishwasher is leaking from the front door area. It's unclear exactly where the leak is but the water is streaming down the left side of the door (see photo). About 2 pints of water comes out each ...
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Dishwasher needed?

Is it mandatory to have a dishwasher installed in your texas home? We just bought a house, and of course we’re remodeling. The inspector won’t pass us unless we have all appliances. We don’t want a ...
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How to remove hard white residue from dishwasher parts

A Miele dishwasher came with my house and it is still going strong but I have been unsuccessful with cleaning some extremely caked on white hard water/soap residue on the inside and filter parts in ...
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BOSCH SMU69T42SK Door not closing

I recently got a BOSCH SMU69T42SK dishwasher for free. The door wont close, the person i got it from said that one of her kids sat on the left side of the door when it was open. The door doenst feel ...
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How can I clean this smelly area in my dishwasher?

So my dishwasher is smelly and I cleaned the filter and screen but... There's this cap in my dishwasher and when I unscrew it it smells awful. Today it was full of water and when I opened it started ...
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So i just replaced kitchen faucet and now no water to dishwasher. I did not turn off the dishwasher hot water valve only one going to faucet

After replacing kitchen faucet my dishwasher is now not working I only turned off the hot water line and cold water lines to the faucet there is an extra shut off valve to the dishwasher which I did ...
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Cannot Find Dishwasher Leak

Our dishwasher is leaking and we have checked the hoses underneath and still cannot find the leak. The main white hoses are clear, the black elbow hose is clear, and the motor pump/valve (not sure ...
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Under sink GFCI outlet wiring - hard-wired dishwasher and switched plug-in disposer_UPDATED

Hard core DIY'er here, but not as savvy with complex home electrical yet. I'm pretty good with most electrical, but before I burn the house down, need someone more qualified to look over my diagram ...
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Why was my dishwasher hardwired directly to a switch box?

I was removing my dishwasher today, and to my surprise I saw that it was hardwired directly to a switch box with the switch taped in the on position with electrical tape. Any ideas why on earth it was ...
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Dishwasher Filling with Water Despite Supply Being Turned Off

Our dishwasher has recently started filling with water between runs. I had assumed that it was due to a faulty water inlet valve and was planning on replacing that. However, I've closed the water ...
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In 2023, does Texas require an air-gap between dishwasher and an in-sink food-waste 'disposerator'?

I'm about to replace a leaking kitchen faucet (a $100 plastic Moedel from a big-box store) with a presumably higher Kuality faucet. While doing this, I thought I'd look to see if my kitchen plumbing ...
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Why would Samsung dishwasher door angle control the inlet valve?

My Samsung dishwasher is not filling with water, but it doesn't notice and runs cycles to completion completely dry. While troubleshooting, I found that it works fine if the door is open, with the ...
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Dishwasher Still Doesn't Heat After Replacing Heating Element

Earlier this week my dishwasher (Whirlpool WDT720PADM1) stopped heating while washing. After watching some YouTube videos, I removed the heating element, tested it with a multimeter and found it had ...
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dishwasher install with standpipe

I am working on installing a new dishwasher. The location of the install is also the location of an old washing machine (and not directly adjacent to the sink) so I was hoping to use the old ...
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Can I connect PEX to any sink shutoff valve?

Had to disconnect my dishwasher for a kitchen project, my existing supply line is in bad shape, bought one of those Dishwasher kits that uses PEX (see https://www.homedepot.com/p/SharkBite-1-2-in-...
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Miele dishwasher making occasional whining noise

Here's a video of the dishwasher making the noise while it's running: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/rb33pgmhmxj3u731geu4h/2023-09-25-21.31.46.mp4?rlkey=ve5vhacfo16yst56sy15vddys&dl=0 (there's a ...
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Hooking Up Portable Dishwasher in Kitchen with Pull Out Faucet

We recently bought a house that does not have a built in dishwasher. We have got a portable dishwasher and are considering how best to connect it to water. Currently, we have a Moen Pull Out Faucet. ...
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How would you install a DIY kick plate for this dishwasher gap?

Just had this dishwasher installed recently, and need to figure out what to do with the gap below it. Is it as simple as laying down two white pieces of wood (one longer one across and a tiny piece on ...
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Is this flexible pipe supposed to connect the dishwasher to the garbage disposal?

I ran my dishwasher for the first time after a long absence and was unpleasantly surprised by a flood of water out from under my sink. After cleaning up the water, I looked under the sink and I see a ...
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Electric outlet for the dishwasher: in sink base, or at wall?

Hi, all! I am redoing my kitchen. The previous dishwasher was - as I discovered - haphazardly spliced inside a loose-lying plastic wall-mount box with a line wire coming out of a random spot in floor. ...
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Dishwasher Miele G 898, short cycling

all: I have a Miele G898 SCI Plus, ca.2000 new. It appears to fill and drain normally, and the circulator pump runs to start with, but very soon it goes into a loop of 15 seconds on, 15 seconds off; ...
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Replacing a KitchenAid Superba KDC-37 SST that is part of an Electric Sink [duplicate]

I'm removing my old Kitchenaid Superba by Hobart model KDC-37 SST. This came as one unit that consists of the cabinet, dishwasher and sink/drainboard. All new dishwashers are not really slide in ...
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What is this opening in my dishwasher's pump housing tray?

What is that hole in the sump there for and what could cause a leak from there? It's a Bosch dishwasher model #SHE53TL5UC/01 I appreciate your help.
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Is this a water stop valve?

Hi folks. Is this a water stop valve? I have attached my dishwasher water line to it but unscrewing the screw doesn't seem to do anything. Should I look for another valve? Thanks... Here's a pic from ...
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Miele dishwasher wires burnt. No power anymore. Is it fixable and worth calling someone? [closed]

I hope I can get more info about my dishwasher issue. It stop working two days ago and no power at all. I opened the control panel today and noticed burnt components/wires. Anyone could tell me if I ...
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Temporary dishwasher drain without sink, is this ok?

Remodelling kitchen. Our counter and sink will be installed in about a month. Until then, I wanted to have the dishwasher hooked up. I did this, but I’m not sure if this is sound. After doing it, I ...
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A plastic tube in my dishwasher which I believe is used to send water to the top rack, flung out during a cycle, melted, now the bottom rack is stuck

I tried removing it till I realized, it melted a line through it, is now stuck on the heating element, and the way where I would pull it out cooled off and reformed so i can’t pull it out.
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Dishwasher Leaked. Next steps?

Found water at the base of the dishwasher. No idea how long we’ve had this issue, as we noticed water UNDER our rug. One possible coincidence is that a water company found moisture in our drywall in ...
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The Bosch dishwasher freezes a few hours after resetting a program!

I have a Bosch dishwasher (SGS69T02) for about 16 years. Recently, after I reset (soft reset) a program indicated by the two buttons (hold down the two program buttons for three seconds) and then ...
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Maytag Dishwasher not powering on

So I got a new Maytag dishwasher(MDB4949SKZ) and when installed it did not power on. No LED or indication of power. Pulled out out a multimeter and 120V on hot and 60V on Neutral. We suspected faulty ...
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Fixing dishwasher tray that has loosened

I have a Maytag dishwasher whose upper tray has come loose off the rail. Attaching a pic that describes the issue. Would be great to get any tips.
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Dishwasher tiny leak in front on second cycle

We just bought and self installed a Samsung DW50T6060 dishwasher. We ran the express cycle fully with detergent but no dishes. All good. Then we loaded it up and started a normal cycle. A few minutes ...
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