How to Repair Rusty Dish Racks

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In your dishwasher, it uses a lot of plastic parts purely because it is exposed to water as part of its regular function. However, when it comes to the dish racks on the interior, plastic just isn’t enough to cut it. Most dishwashers still use coated metal dish racks because they can withstand the weight of any dish and generally …

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How to Unclog a Dishwasher Drain

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If you have opened your dishwasher and found it full of water, the very first thing you should check is if the drain is clogged. Obviously, when a drain is clogged, it completely halts the function of your dishwasher, but many still don’t actually know what to do about it. Before beginning you need to take proper safety precautions and …

How to Replace a Heating Element in Your Dishwasher

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If your dishwasher is turning out dirty or wet dishes, this could be a symptom that the heating element has gone faulty. When this happens, your dishwasher will not be dried properly if you utilize the optional heated dryer option. This only applies to American designed dishwashers, European designs like Bosch and Miele, do not utilize an exposed heating element …

How to Replace a Defective High Limit Thermostat in Your Maytag Dishwasher

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Your Maytag dishwasher model MDB8979FSZ is equipped with a high limit thermostat. The thermostat is a safety device that regulates the temperature in your appliance and keeps it from overheating. If the high limit thermostat is failing, your dishwasher may not dry dishes all the way, or the heater in the appliance may not turn on at all. You cannot repair a …

Replacing a Float Switch to Stop an Overflowing Bosch Dishwasher

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When your dishwasher fills with water, it is the float switch that is primarily responsible for shutting it off. It is this switch that keeps your dishwasher from overfilling with water by shutting the water off when triggered. If the float switch has gone faulty, you will notice that your Bosch dishwasher will overfill with water on every load. Alternatively, …

How to Replace Your Leaking Frigidaire Dishwasher’s Drain Hose

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If your dishwasher has sprung a leak, check the drain hose first. If it’s cracked or has a hole, then it’s releasing a lot of the wastewater from your dishwasher’s cycle. Luckily, this can be a quick, easy repair. Order a replacement drain hose, which is part #807117001 for Frigidaire dishwasher models, and follow these steps. 1. Unplug and turn off the water supply. …