How can I fix a leaky dishwasher?

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There can be many reasons why your dishwasher is leaking, below are the most common parts and problems that may be causing a leaky dishwasher. Check these parts and test them if needed, to resolve your dishwasher problems!

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Why is my Dishwasher Clogged?

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Have you ever been faced with this particular problem? Your poor dishwasher has failed you and you aren’t quite sure what to do. It shouldn’t surprise you that your food and scrapes can clog the drain. Luckily there is a way to fix this problem. Continue reading

Why Won’t My Dishwasher Dry My Dishes?!

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Having a dishwasher becomes very convenient when you don’t want to stand around washing and drying dishes after a big meal. However, it becomes very inconvenient when your dishwasher doesn’t heat and dry your dishes when it’s supposed to. Here are some reasons your dishwasher may not be heating and drying and how you can fix this problem.

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Product Pick of the Week: Dishwasher High-Limit Thermostat and Heating Element

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Ever wonder why your dishwasher isn’t drying your dishes? Two of the main reasons why this happens is that either your dishwasher has a faulty high-limit thermostat or a faulty heating element and that’s why we’ve made both our Picks of the Week.

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Product Pick of the Week: Dishwasher Pumps & Motors

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Dishwashers are great.  They save us the time and effort of having to wash dishes by hand, and can even save you money by using less water especially when it comes to newer models.  But have you ever wondered just how your dishwasher gets your dishes so clean?  Two very important players in the cleaning process are our product picks this week – the Pump & Motor.

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Product Pick of the Week: Dishwasher Door Parts

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Dishwashers are a luxury that many take advantage of. So, the moment the door seal won’t hold or the door flies to the ground when you open it, replacement parts are necessary. This week’s Product Picks of the Week are the parts for a dishwasher door including the cable, gaskets, latches and springs. Get to know your parts before you install them! Before repairing or replacing any of these parts, be sure to turn off the water supply and turn off the power.

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Why Is My Dishwasher Leaking? | Every Probable Cause To Dishwasher Leakage

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Are you stepping in puddles every time you run your dishwasher? Dishwasher leaking is a common problem attributed to a few different causes, you should examine in order to identify the exact root of the problem.

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HELP! MY DISHWASHER WON’T HEAT! | How To Change a Dishwasher Heating Element

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Although there are several factors that could be affecting your dishwasher heating, the most common part associated with dishwasher temperature problems is the heating element. Even in high quality parts it is common for the wires to burn out. You can use a multimeter to assess whether or not a part needs to be replaced – this measures element resistance, which should be between 15 and 30 ohms. A reading above 30 means the element needs to be replaced.

Luckily this situation is a fairly simple and relatively inexpensive fix (compared to the cost of hiring a handyman).  Here is a step-by-step guide for this doable DIY dishwasher fix. You will need a new heating element, a multimeter and a basic toolset.

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Replacing or Repairing Your Drain Hose(Why Your Dishwasher May Not Be Draining)

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There are a couple reasons why a dishwasher may not drain but one of the more common reasons is that there is something wrong with your drain hose, here is a DIY way you can replace or repair your drain hose.

*WARNING: Before starting any repair, always make sure that the appliance is completely disconnected from the power source by unplugging it.  This tutorial is meant to be a guide and should not be used in place of the installation instructions provided by the manufacturer.  

FINDING THE HOSE:

1.) Remove the lower kickplate pannel of your dishwasher, this is usually located below the door. To do this just unscrew the screws either located above or below the kickplate pannel
2.) The drain hose will be connected to the lower spray arm

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Important Dishwasher Recall Information

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Appliance safety is very important to us and we want to ensure that our customers and readers are aware of current safety recalls.  As of October 1st, a recall has been issued for a number of Bosch, Gaggenau, Thermador, and Kenmore Elite Dishwashers.

Dishwasher Recall Serial & Model Numbers

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