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Our dishwasher is working, but...
Our dishwasher is working, but there is always standing water in the bottom after each load. I removed the screen on the bottom, but there does not seem to be a blockage. any other suggestions before I call a plumber?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 8 years ago
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Thanks for the question.

Is there a long screen at the back on the floor please.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yes.
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 8 years ago

http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=a9b3i821081&PartID=821081

Remove that screen and unscrew this piston and nut its a common part to fail in that model .tap it to start it to unscrew it will come out better.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I did not understand. the screen in the back is also connected to the heating bar. I decided to call a professional repairman.
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 8 years ago

I'm talking about the part # XXXXX and it not connected to the element .

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
How do I get to it?
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 8 years ago
Its at the back of the tub and the screen has two screws that holds it down the piston and nut is screwed in tap it to start it to unscrew if this is worn replace the piston and nut.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
I give up. I unsrewed the two screws in the back, but the screen does not come out. Thanks anyway.
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 8 years ago
Give it a lift upwards it should come off.
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