Questions tagged [dishwasher]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
6 views

GE Quietwash3 Motor Pump Doesn't Turn Over

I have a GE Quietwash3 Model# GLD6760N20SS Dishwasher. Recently, I've noticed that the motor pump won't "turn over" to start washing unless it's... encouraged. The dishwashers fills up ...
  • 247
2 votes
3 answers
40 views

How can I adapt my faucet to a dishwasher connection?

I'm looking for one of those table top dishwashers. I can use the sink's tap if it has a screw end. The problem is that mine doesn’t. Can anyone think of a way to adapt this tap to get a screw end on?
0 votes
1 answer
34 views

Can I separate this dishwasher motor from the sump?

I have an LG LDP7808SS dishwasher that is just over a year old (out of warranty of course) and the circulation pump is making loud noises. Can I separate the motor from the sump and just replace the ...
  • 49
0 votes
2 answers
97 views

How do I remove the top rack from my dishwasher?

I cannot work out how to remove the clip from the end of the rail on the top rack of a GE dishwasher. I've tried prying with a screwdriver but I think I'm going to break it. Model: GLD5660N00SS
  • 1,637
0 votes
1 answer
36 views

Replace latch on Frigidaire FFCD2413US4A dishwasher?

The latch of my Frigidaire FFCD2413US4A dishwasher was smashed by the previous owner, so the door won’t close. I got a replacement but the instructions say to (I believe cut and) re-wire the connector ...
1 vote
1 answer
42 views

Shared trap between disposal and dishwasher standpipe

We recently got new counters installed with a deep sink. The garbage disposal outlet is now just about level, if not a little lower than the drain. I understand that the sink will likely not drain in ...
1 vote
1 answer
70 views

Wiring dishwasher without a ground wire

I'm trying to replace my old dishwasher. It's hardwired. My new dishwasher has three wires,1 white wire (neutral) 1 black (hot) and 1 green which I know is ground. The problem is the wiring coming ...
  • 11
1 vote
0 answers
46 views

Kenmore dishwasher unresponsive

I have Kenmore dishwasher model 2213092N 413. The user interface went unresponsive. The buttons do not operate the unit and the lights on the UI do not come on. Per the tech sheet I cut power to the ...
  • 11
0 votes
2 answers
87 views

Fitting needed to retrofit a dishwasher water supply line on copper pipe?

I'm slowly working on installing our dishwasher in a house that didn't have one before. We had an electrician do the wiring and I replaced the sink drains to add a dishwasher wye last week. I am ...
  • 43
-1 votes
1 answer
40 views

Older Magic Chef Dishwasher Won't Drain - How to Test Motor/Pump Assembly?

I have a Magic Chef CDB4000TQ0 dishwasher that is not draining. Based on my research, a common cause of this is a faulty pump/motor assembly (part # WPW10247394 for entire assembly; motor part # ...
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
68 views

What adjustments to the stove gas line so the dw will fit with the cabinets + countertop? [closed]

The stove gas line is located where my dishwasher needs to go. The dw has a depth of 25in w the door and 24in wide. The base cabinet depth is 24in. What adjustments to the gas line are recommended so ...
  • 1
5 votes
1 answer
406 views

Diagnosing food particles in dishwasher spray arm

I have an AEG F55310VIO dishwasher (manual). I noticed that the top rack wasn't cleaning well, and started doing some investigation. I was surprised to see that several of the spray arms ports were ...
0 votes
1 answer
111 views

My dishwasher smells fishy after running it, like a lake!

I have a new dishwasher, it's a LG and the problem was happening with my old Bosch also. Even if I clean out the filter, even the first time I ran it - it stinks when I open it after it runs. It ...
0 votes
2 answers
157 views

New Dishwasher has plug-in power cord - can I install a appliance socket behind the dishwasher?

My old dishwasher was wired direct with metal jacket cable, and there is a regular wall switch on the counter backsplash that cuts power to the dishwasher. House built in 1987. Live in NC. There is an ...
0 votes
0 answers
54 views

Dishwasher Drain Pump - Need Help!

My whirlpool WDT710PAYM6 dishwasher stopped draining. I checked the ohms on the drain pump and they were out of spec with the service manual (way too low). So I bought a new drain pump, but that didn'...
1 vote
2 answers
83 views

Device to run cold water out of pipes?

Is there a device that will run cold water out of pipes? Rather than have my dishwasher fill with cold water and then heat it up by the coil, I want to run hot water into the dishwasher, but the ...
  • 6,689
0 votes
1 answer
296 views

How can I permanently connect a portable dishwasher to the water and drain lines under my sink?

Because our kitchen is small and our counter depths are not a standard size we have to resort to this tiny countertop dishwasher which is meant to be attached to the faucet but we want it attached ...
0 votes
1 answer
34 views

Water leaking into dishwasher continuously

My dishwasher seems to be continually filling with clean water. The cycle runs fine and the dishwasher can drain. However inspecting it I see water is slowly tricking in through this part. When ...
  • 235
1 vote
1 answer
60 views

What is standard fill time for Bosch Dishwasher Model SHE4AM?

Bosch dishwasher model SHE4AM16UC/01 installed in May 2009. Recently, performance has been poor: top rack not cleaned well, liquid soap not removed fully from dispenser, etc. Using GoPro video, I've ...
  • 31
2 votes
1 answer
230 views

How can I clean my dishwasher drain hose?

My house is 7 years old. I live alone and decided it was easier to just wash what dishes I use rather than waiting for enough to run the dishwasher. Now there is a bad smell coming from around the ...
0 votes
0 answers
31 views

W10327250 dishwasher inlet valve interchangeable with W10327248

Dishwasher inlet valve W10327250 I received W10327248 instead no harness plug connector can I use the one off the old part
1 vote
2 answers
147 views

Reduce part count for countertop dishwasher hookup?

I bought a countertop dishwasher. Home Depot did not have adapters to connect my faucet to the included quick-connect adapter. I have also heard that the hoses in pull-out faucets are not meant to ...
-1 votes
1 answer
59 views

Dishwasher Dripping Water From Both Sides Directly Below The Door Gasket

My dishwasher is dripping water, from what appears to the black "plastic" that lines the inside "drum" of the washer. When the dishwasher is running, I see a steady steady slow ...
0 votes
1 answer
137 views

Is my dishwasher drain set up correctly?

The dishwasher drain line passes from the island, under the floor and back into the cabinet under the sink, connecting to the sink drain above the trap between the two tailpipes. There is no other ...
-3 votes
1 answer
74 views

Non-toxic paint to mark metal cutlery [closed]

In my office, we have a lot of private cutlery brought from home. Over time it magically disappears so I have bought new sets several times. Is there a paint (preferably in a pen) that can be used to ...
1 vote
1 answer
251 views

AEG dishwasher not starting

I have an AEG dishwasher (fsb42607z) that will not start. This started a day ago. I set a program and close the door. About 2min later the door just opens. No sounds of even trying to pull water, ...
-1 votes
1 answer
57 views

Connecting RO to Disposal drainline along with Dishwasher Drainline

First timer DIYer here. I have a very compact piping system underneath kitchen sink. Currently I have Insinkerator Badger 5 system installed which is taking dishwasher drainage in its inlet. I want to ...
1 vote
2 answers
204 views

Dishwasher power wire fused with dishwasher cover

My dishwasher has a heavy wire (hard to bend, not stranded) coming out of the wall into a junction box, and then connects to my dishwasher. The wire from the wall has heat-damage: With corresponding ...
  • 451
2 votes
1 answer
175 views

How do I avoid getting so much gunk in this part of my dishwasher? [closed]

I do not know what this part of my (Model # WDF510PAYW) Whirlpool dishwasher is called. I do not know why it is filled with gunk? I do not know what his part does. But the most pressing question is, ...
  • 1,219
0 votes
2 answers
171 views

Scorched plug and socket

My dishwasher stopped working. I pulled it out and discovered a scorched plug with some carbon damage to the socket. Do you think this is a dishwasher fault? The socket still works... I want to know ...
0 votes
1 answer
860 views

How do I connect Pex Line to Braided Hose?

I have a singular Pex type B hot water line running to my sink specifically for dishwasher hookup, however my dishwasher has a threaded hose line running from it to reach the sink. How/what do I do to ...
  • 3
0 votes
1 answer
55 views

Bosch Dishwasher SHE43R52UC - Perpetually Stuck in Pump Out Cycle - Leak?

At the end of a normal dishwasher cycle (the dishes came clean), the dishwasher never ended the pump out cycle. Even with the door open, it keeps pumping. Adding water from a bucket to the front, it ...
  • 10.4k
0 votes
0 answers
91 views

Plumbing Garbage Disposal, Water Filter, Dishwasher and P-Trap

I'm doing a new install for a garbage disposal and water filter. Old plumbing didn't line up to new disposal. In total, I have a dishwasher out line (going through the disposal), a waste water line ...
  • 1
0 votes
1 answer
288 views

How to remove door panel from Bosch dishwasher with buttons on top?

I have a Bosch dishwasher with buttons on top (SHP65T55UC) and am trying to remove the front panel from the door. I've found several guides that all appear to say the same thing about Bosch ...
  • 808
0 votes
0 answers
91 views

How does water get into the dishwasher door?

I have a Bosch dishwasher and got the E:15 (anti flood shutoff) alert. I got into the pan underneath and the water there was very moldy. I cleaned it out and while running a cycle, I don't see any ...
  • 808
10 votes
3 answers
3k views

Installer won't install dishwasher due to "old" stop valve

We just ordered a new Bosch dishwasher from Home Depot, including third-party installation. The installer they sent looked under the sink and said that because our stop valve is too old, that he ...
  • 131
1 vote
2 answers
568 views

Bent/Dented Dishwasher Door - How Repairable Is This?

A member of my household backed up into the dishwasher door while it was open and, in the proceeding fall, managed to put all their weight onto it, which has left the door's frame pretty seriously ...
  • 11
28 votes
5 answers
5k views

Why are we to leave a front-loader clothes washer open, but not the dishwasher?

Everywhere, everybody, says to leave the door open on your front-load laundry washer so it can dry out and not accumulate mold. But no one, anywhere, says to leave the door open on your dishwasher. ...
1 vote
1 answer
424 views

Minimal height of a dishwasher drain

I installed the drain pipe as shown here and I'll use a high loop for the tube but the installation instructions specify that it should be plugged at at least 18". Is this setup problematic?
7 votes
2 answers
2k views

Brand new dishwasher tripping GFCI breaker

I bought a house that did not have a dishwasher installed (the seller gave a good rebate because of that). I have no experience installing these things, so I was searching for a handyman to do the ...
0 votes
1 answer
85 views

What’s this dishwasher part?

Opening my partially-full Maytag dishwasher I found a gunky plastic part sitting on the top rack. Examining the dishwasher I can’t figure out where it might possibly go. Any ideas?
  • 143
0 votes
1 answer
240 views

Screw backing failure in Bosch dishwasher

Context: Bosch SHE3ARF2UC/22 provided this link to diagrams The plastic anchor, which holds the screw in place, seems to have broken: The screw hole is in the dishwasher door: Is there a simple ...
  • 2,802
2 votes
1 answer
899 views

3C Error Code on Samsung Dishwasher DW80K7050UG

I have a 2017 Samsung Dishwasher (Model Number: DW80K7050UG) that started failing with error code 3C, which refers to draining related error. The dishwasher drains perfectly at first after starting ...
  • 21
0 votes
0 answers
21 views

Where is the temperature sensor in a Bosch dishwasher? [duplicate]

My Bosch SMS65E12GB (Exxcel AquaStar 6.5L) dishwasher is running normally except that the dishes come out cold and not entirely clean. No error codes are showing and the cycles take the usual length ...
  • 793
0 votes
0 answers
34 views

Do Bosch dishwashers have a water temperature sensor? [duplicate]

My Bosch SMS65E12GB (Exxcel AquaStar 6.5L) dishwasher is running normally except that the dishes come out cold and not entirely clean. No error codes are showing and the cycles take the usual length ...
  • 793
0 votes
1 answer
67 views

Can I safely free up this kitchen countertop hole?

Our kitchen sink has an extra faucet hole, where I'd like to install a small tap for filtered water. But there is a stub of some old fixture in the hole. (I don't know what this thing is so I am just ...
1 vote
3 answers
101 views

Dishwasher holding water

I have a whirlpool WDT720PADM2 I cleaned it on Friday and noticed a good amount of water still in the bottom/trap How normal is it for water to still be there? Is this an indication of a problem? ...
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

Sulphur Smell in house when dishwasher is unloaded

I'm going crazy. I have had a sulphur/sewer smell going through A/C vents for 6 weeks. As soon as I smell it, I turn air off for a while ... then it's OK. IT ONLY HAPPENS 1 TIME A DAY. I've had A/...
0 votes
2 answers
171 views

Our brand new dishwasher coats our dishes in a thin layer of dusty residue

We just bought a brand new dishwasher from Ikea, called a Lagan. (https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/p/lagan-built-in-dishwasher-white-80462167/) But it leaves behind a thin layer of dusty residue on ...
  • 141
0 votes
2 answers
92 views

Fridgidaire dishwasher making buzzing noise when the motor is running

I started the dishwasher this morning and everything is normal. Then all of a sudden it starts to make a relatively loud buzzing sound when the motor runs. It stops when it pumps water in and out. The ...
  • 729

1
2 3 4 5
10