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Can I replace a quite old Kenmore 665.17769k600 portable dishwasher with a new 24” Whirlpool/Kenmore regular font-console built-in dishwasher?

What unknown compatibility problems might I hit? Would like to keep the new unit a Whirlpool to help improve compatibility AND after twenty+ years I know know the Whirlpool insides so well. I also ...
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Should there be standing water in this part of my dishwasher?

I took out the filter of my whirlpool dishwasher to clean it. The filter and the well were coated with soft gunk, even tho I cleaned them about 2 months ago. I noticed that the well that the filter ...
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15 Amp outlet on 20 AMP circuit?

I moved to a newly renovated house, re-built from foundation 2 years ago. Electrical is all new. I have a 20 AMP breaker with 14/2 romex that is connected to the dishwasher. I want to add a garbage ...
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Samsung dishwasher dispenser doesn't open until partway through rinse cycle

We have a Samsung DMR57LFB dishwasher that is about 6 years old. The past two weeks or so we noticed a new problem -- soap on the glasses after the dishwasher was finished. So I watched during the 2 ...
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Dishwasher not filling after replacing sink faucet

Yesterday I replaced my kitchen sink faucet because the old one started leaking. In the process I turned off the dishwasher line. Today when I turned that line back on and tried to run the dishwasher, ...
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Can my dishwasher lacking a 'high loop' cause it to fill with dirty water, even if it happens hours after I last ran it?

My dishwasher runs and drains fine. But later (hours later), there will be standing water in it. Sometimes a little, sometimes a lot, enough to flow out onto the floor. I noticed we don't have a high ...
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How to stack a portable countertop / tabletop Dishwasher on top of a front load washing machine?

I have limited space because all the cabinets were already setup long back. A Bosch front load washing machine (60cm (d) x 60cm (b) x 85 cm (h) is placed in this space. There is a gap of 60.5 cm from ...
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Dishwasher mid-cycle manual fill - possible?

I tried a serach but couldn't find a suitable answer, hoping someone here can help. So, in short our dishwasher was put on last night without the water supply on, noticed it after maybe 5 minutes, so ...
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Metal turned dull grey in dishwasher?

I put a shiny coffee filter holder in dishwasher, and it turned dull grey. In the pic you can see the difference with filter cup, which retained silvery shine in the same dishwasher: The holder ...
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Kitchen plumbing problems: disposal shooting water in the opposite sink and new dishwasher leaving food on dishes. Is my plumbing setup causing this?

I am having two problems that I think are related. Backstory, just moved into a 2010 built home. Replaced the contractor grade dishwasher with a new one. Kitchen has two sinks. When the disposal ...
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Whirlpool Dishwasher Not Cleaning, Error Codes Included in Post

I have a WDT710PAYB5 Whirlpool dishwasher. We have noticed dishes are not always getting clean, and that white powder almost like the tablets are not dissolving is left on the plastic on top rack. I ...
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Dishwasher still running cold despite heating element and thermostat replacement

Beko DW603 I’ve replaced both the heating element and the thermostat with new parts. It’s still not heating. Looking online I’ve not been able to find what else could be causing the problem and what ...
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Help changing direct hard-wire to outlet for new dishwasher

I am swapping out an old dishwasher that was hard-wired to a new dishwasher that requires an outlet. As you can see in the picture, the original unit was connected to a cable that goes into the wall. ...
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What could be wrong with my Frigidaire dishwasher?

I have a Frigidaire Professional Series 4300 series AquaSurge with Speed Clean. It seems to start running fine, but then intermittently pauses for varying lengths of time. This usually results in hot, ...
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How to fix a button on a dishwasher?

I have a Bosch SHE44c05uc/20. One of the buttons on the door doesn't pop back when pressed. I looked inside and found that one of the little plastic springs is broken. Looks like a $.25 part, but it ...
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Can't remove screen from bottom of dishwasher

I'm trying to do something that should be really simple - clean the filter in my GE Triton dishwasher, which won't drain. It has this screen that covers most of the bottom of the dishwasher, and I ...
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How to check how much water my dishwasher is using?

My landlord is getting $700 water bills per month and nobody knows why. About 4 people use this water and it is about 55 thousand gallons per month. I'd like to check how much water the dishwasher is ...
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Can I piggyback off a hard-wired dishwasher circuit for a disposal?

I'm working on upgrading the kitchen and wanted to add a garbage disposal. Currently there is an outlet under the sink were the DW is hardwired to, can I add an outlet by splicing off the feed and ...
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Can two circuits with dual function breakers share a box?

Corded Dishwasher and Disposal each have own 20a circuit with dual-function breakers; however, they each go to a single receptacle that share the same 2-gang box. Am I correct that splicing the ...
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Black greasy specks in sinks, dishwasher, etc. at home

We have been noticing black specks that leave a greasy trail when smeared in our bathroom sinks and on dishes washed in the dishwasher in recent weeks. After some research, I find that the 2 main ...
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I'm replacing old dishwasher but the connectors are different

Ok so the white is the piece comming out of dishwasher and other copper one is comming from water supply under sink. How do I connect the two together when the white is threaded and two big to fit ...
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Adding an outlet to the dishwasher/disposer circuit

I have switched garbage disposal, like many people do. The switch is on a wall w/o any outlets. I'd like to convert the switch to a switch/outlet combo. I read that you shouldn't add an outlet to ...
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Dishwasher doesn't fully drain

I have an odd setup - two dishwashers were in our home when we purchased it a year ago. Since we have two, we don't run them as often as one might and I noticed that the second one has an ...
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Fitting dishwasher under granite

Replacing a dishwasher and noticed they had tiled underneath and the dishwasher I purchased wouldn't fit. So I used an angle grinder and grout removel tool to remove the tiles down to the backer board ...
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Modify dishwasher water inlet valve or harness

Original water inlet valve electrical harness hookup Replacement water inlet valve electrical harness hookup Male connector/harness Inlet valve with female connector Dishwasher model number etc. ...
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Dishwasher install, no power

I just installed a GE dishwasher. When I turned the breaker on, it had no power. The wall and dishwasher both have 3 wires, black (hot), white (neutral), and green (ground). I have 120VAC from ground ...
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Removing side panel from dishwasher for part replacement - general advice

I am trying to replace a part (the dish rack holder) in an old Candy dishwasher (CDW 250). I have the replacement part, but it seems that replacing it will require removing the left panel. ...
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Leaking plastic on plastic water connector

I have a dishwasher with a small leak where the black plastic hose coming from the water inlet valve attaches to the dishwasher water inlet (on the left side of the dishwasher body). The leak is at ...
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Can a Dishwasher that automatically opens the door damage my kitchen cabinets?

Can a Dishwasher that automatically opens the door when finishing the cycle (to let steam out for better drying performance) cause damage to the kitchen cabinets? I'm worried since it doesn't open the ...
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Can an outlet for a dishwasher be located below the floor?

I am not a handy person, so I had family members install a new dishwasher. When they finished, I noticed that this was how the electrical was installed. The dishwasher was plugged into a new outlet ...
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Sealing Dishwasher Door

The rubber gasket sealing my dishwasher has a gap through which water sometimes escapes. I tried sealing it using caulk but most of it washed away. Is there another sealant I can use? I'm considering ...
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I can't refit the sump on a Miele G6510 dishwasher

In order to replace the heater element on my Miele G6510 dishwasher, I removed the whole sump assembly by removing the large worm-band and removing the filter and unscrewing the washer-jet mount. (I ...
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Dishwasher not getting hot water

I'm trying to find out if this is a Bosch dishwasher problem or plumbing problem before making call to right repair shop. My dishwasher does not have heating coil. We moved dishwasher from left of ...
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Removing a KDS-37 Kitchenaid fisher

How to remove an old KitchenAid dishwasher? The unit is exactly like the one in the picture in the hyperlink above and below. The screws in the left side have been removed and the unit will still not ...
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Debugging GE Dishwasher PDW7300/80N display/draining issues

The other night I ran a load in the dishwasher and when I came back there was no power to the display and the load hadn't completed. There was dirty water on the bottom. I disassembled the front door, ...
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Dishwasher supply line leaking when attached to unit

I'm attempting to install a new dishwasher, a Bosch 500 series. The water supply line itself is fine, as in there are no leaks along the line itself. However, I can't get the connection to the ...
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How to re-attach chewed dishwasher wire

I have a Whirlpool Quiet Partner II which has a wire chewed through by a rodent. The wire is on the water inlet valve control. I can see what needs to be attached where, and there is enough slack ...
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Low Voltage between Neutral and Ground wires in Dishwasher Junction Box

My Bosch 800 series Dishwasher will not function. I plan on swapping the control module. In the junction box, at the terminals, I'm reading 120V between Hot and Ground, and between Hot and Neutral. ...
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Bosch dishwasher has water at bottom after using liquid soap

I foolishly used liquid soap and baking soda when I ran out of dishwasher tablets for my Bosch (model SHX68T55UC). It worked and I bought more dishwasher tablets after about 3 days and started using ...
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Bosch dishwasher not filling

I have an older Bosch compact dishwasher - Classixx Maxx Freedom Performance. I installed it myself simply by mirroring the plumbing on the washing machine nearby - cold water supply and drain ...
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Side spray and a portable dishwasher

We just bought a portable dishwasher, and the sink has a single handle faucet with a sprayer (side spray.) (This video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTlmbpje7Js shows what the connection looks like. ...
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Hooking aftermarket drain hose to Frigidaire dishwasher

I would like to replace the 8' factory drain hose that came with my Frigidaire dishwasher (model FMB330RGC0) with a 6' hose to save space under the sink. I ordered a replacement hose, which needs to ...
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Kenmore portable washer 665.17779K600

Anyone knows the internal diameters for the drain and fill hose assembly (unicouple hose) of this model? The part number for the part is WPW10273574. I want to lengthen the hoses by about 2 feet and ...
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Cool down wastewater from dishwasher

I am planning to install a high power dish washer. This dishwasher runs hot and the water is heated to 180 degrees during the wash cycle. One potential problem with this is that I have a septic system,...
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How can I cut a metal pipe while preserving the wires inside?

I need to install a dishwasher with a solid bottom into this space, where this solid pipe (green rectangle above) is in the way. How would I remove the pipe, or at least make it level with the floor, ...
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WDT710PAYM4 Whirlpool Dishwasher part needed

I am looking to replace a part on my dishwasher. It's called the cover latch in the manual. I can't seem to find the part number listed anywhere.
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Dishwasher Not draining at the end of the cycle

My Samsung dishwasher (DMT400RHS/XAA) stopped draining water about three weeks ago. The “delicate” status light was blinking. Apparently, a blinking “delicate” light indicates a clogged drain or a ...
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Dishwasher not actually washing dishes, soap left behind

I can't remember the model of my dishwasher off the top of my head (will check tonight), but it's fairly new (~3 years old). A few weeks ago, it started leaving a decent amount of detergent behind ...
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Stored used refrigerator & dishwasher

I have a Viking counter depth refrigerator & a Fisher Paykel double dish drawer dishwasher. We have used them both since 2007, we had storm damage to our home & they both sat unplugged for ...
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Maytag Dishwasher

The air vent is located on top of the door (upper left corner). Hot steam comes out and has discolored the granite. I called Maytag and was told it could be the seal around the door. The service tech ...

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