Dishwasher Repair | How to Repair Major Appliances

This Fix-It Guide on dishwasher repair tells howa dishwasher works, what often goes wrong, how to identify a dishwasher problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives step-by-step instructions for how to access dishwasher controls, how to check dishwasher detergent dispensers, how to clean spray arm(s), how to test a dishwasher heating element, how to test and replace door latch and switch, how to test the water inlet valve, how to test the drain valve mechanism and solenoid (if so equipped), how to inspect dishwasher float and float switch, how to test dishwasher pump and motor assembly, how to service a dishwasher door springs and cables, and how to replace dishwa