Dishwasher repair guides
Use our step-by-step repair guides and videos to replace dishwasher parts including the water valve, pump assembly and all other major dishwasher components. Our error code charts have troubleshooting tips to help you fix your dishwasher when the display flashes a code. Our DIY repair help covers common dishwasher brands such a Kenmore, Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana and Frigidaire. Search your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your dishwasher, then order the part you need.
These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your dishwasher.
Follow these steps to replace the high-limit thermostat in your dishwasher if prevents the heating element from heating.
Learn how to stop a leaky dishwasher by replacing the door seal.
If the control panel goes blank, the fan could be to blame. Replace the vent and fan assembly using these steps.
If the dishwasher gets a little too much water in it or won't fill at all, the overflow fill switch might have failed. This repair guide shows how to replace it in 8 steps.
Dishes need dish detergent to get clean. Learn how to replace a dishwasher detergent dispenser with easy step-by-step instructions.
When the spray arm won’t spray, you might need to replace the circulation pump and motor assembly. Here's how.
If your dishwasher fills constantly or won't fill at all, the water inlet valve has failed. You can replace it in about half an hour.
Upper spray arms not getting water? The diverter motor could be broken. Use this guide to replace it.
Follow these steps to replace the drain pump in your dishwasher if it's not pumping water from the dishwasher tub.
Dishes not drying as fast as they should? The dishwasher heating element could be on the fritz. Here's how to install a new one.
If the dishwasher door doesn't click shut, a broken door latch is a likely cause. Follow these instructions to replace it yourself.
The electronic control board governs all the dishwasher's functions, so if it fails, you could see a range of symptoms. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace it yourself.
A completely dead control panel often indicates that the thermal fuse on the electronic control board is blown; follow these steps to replace a blown thermal fuse in your dishwasher.
If your dishwasher door drops open or slams shut, the door spring is probably broken. Replace both of them, following these steps.
If the upper rack height adjuster in your dishwasher doesn't work, follow these steps to replace it.
Learn where to check for and remove clogs to get your dishwasher draining again.
Sometimes you just plain forget to turn the dishwasher switch on, but you might also need to check for faulty wire connections or user interface control.