Dishwasher Repair Guides

Sears PartsDirect can give you the guidance you need to fix your dishwasher yourself. Our dishwasher repair help includes the step-by-step repair guides below, as well as explanations of error code explanations and online owner's manuals. And once you diagnose the problem, we have the dishwasher parts you need.

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How to Replace a Dishwasher Pump and Motor Assembly

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When the spray arm won’t spray, you might need to replace the pump and motor assembly. Here's how.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Control Panel

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Learn how to replace a dishwasher control panel. Learn which tools and parts you need and get step-by-step instructions.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Electronic Control Board

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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.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Thermal Fuse

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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.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Seal

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Learn how to stop a leaky dishwasher by replacing the door seal.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Drain Pump

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Follow these steps to replace the drain pump in your dishwasher if it's not pumping water from the dishwasher tub.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Detergent Dispenser

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Dishes need dish detergent to get clean. Learn how to replace a dishwasher detergent dispenser with easy step-by-step instructions.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Water Inlet Valve

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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.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Latch Assembly

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If the dishwasher door doesn't click shut, a broken door latch is a likely cause. Follow these instructions to replace the dishwasher door latch assembly yourself.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Upper Rack Height Adjuster

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If the upper rack height adjuster in your dishwasher doesn't work, follow these steps to replace it.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Heating Element

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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.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Spring

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If your dishwasher door drops open or slams shut, the door spring is probably broken. Replace both of them, following these steps.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Drain Hose

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This step-by-step guide explains how to remove a cracked or leaking drain hose in your dishwasher and install a new one.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Outer Panel

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If your dishwasher door is dented or you want it to match your cabinets or other appliances, this guide shows how to replace the dishwasher outer door panel.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Overfill Float Switch

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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.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Lower Spray Arm

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If the lower spray wash arm is damaged, you can install a new one in just a few minutes.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Timer

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Follow these steps to replace the timer in your dishwasher if it fails to advance or does not operate properly.

How to Replace a Dishwasher User Interface Control

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The user interface control houses the selection buttons and display. If it fails, you can't select the cycle and settings. Follow these step-by-step instructions to replace it yourself.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Vent and Fan Assembly

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If the control panel goes blank, the fan could be to blame. Replace the vent and fan assembly using these steps.

How to Replace a Dishwasher Diverter Motor

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Upper spray arms not getting water? The diverter motor could be broken. Use this guide to replace it.

How to Replace a Dishwasher High-Limit Thermostat

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Follow these steps to replace the high-limit thermostat in your dishwasher if prevents the heating element from heating.