What to Check When Your Dishwasher Door is Leaking

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When your dishwasher is leaking, it is important that you do your troubleshooting quickly to prevent an appliance problem from turning into a home problem as the water creates mold and other water damage. However, while there are several parts in a dishwasher that can leak, if you have deduced that the water is coming from your door, here is …

Why Does My Dishwasher Smell So Bad?

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Does your dishwasher smell bad even after many vigorous cleanings? Does the smell get worse when it runs? Can you just not get it to go away? While many people mistake a smelly dishwasher for a cleaning issue, it could also mean that a repair may need to be made. Clogged Filter The first suspect before making any repair is …

How to Replace the Thermal Fuse Your Dishwasher

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If you have a dishwasher that just plain old won’t start, one of the causes can be a blown thermal fuse. The thermal fuse is put in place to keep the dishwasher from getting too hot. If the dishwasher starts to overheat, the thermal fuse will trip and shut the dishwasher off. However, if the thermal fuse has gone defective, …

How to Replace Your Bosch Dishwasher’s Drain Hose Connector to Stop Leaks Under the Sink

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The drain hose connector connects the drain hose to the air gap or garbage disposal under the sink. If it cracks, wastewater will start to leak under your sink. Repair the problem as soon as possible by ordering a replacement drain hose connector, which is part #00088403 for Bosch dishwashers, and follow these quick steps. 1. Unplug your dishwasher. Before …

Cleaning a Bosch Dishwasher Filter

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After it has removed food from your dishes when washing, your dishwasher will catch it with a filter located in the bottom of the tub. However, filters come in two different flavors. A self-cleaning filter will actually break down food particles so they can be washed away. However, a lot of Bosch dishwashers, especially older ones have manual filters in …

How to Change a Dishwasher Door Seal

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The door seal – also called a tub gasket – on your dishwasher is the primary form of prevention of any leaks that may occur. This plastic lining is compacted when the door is closed, forming a water-tight seal. However, seals do tend to age. As they get older, they can become dry and brittle. It makes them no longer …

Solving Leaks in Your Whirlpool Dishwasher by Replacing the Pump & Motor Assembly

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A leaking dishwasher can be troublesome to troubleshoot. However, typically what repair you need to make in order to fix it comes with other symptoms alongside the leaking. In this case, if your pump & motor assembly is going bad, alongside leaking in the bottom of the dishwasher, you may also notice poor dishwashing results as well as a grinding …

How to Replace the Detergent Dispenser in Your Whirlpool Dishwasher

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If the dishes coming out of your Whirlpool dishwasher model DU1145XTPB0, look anything but clean, your appliance may have a defective detergent dispenser. During a wash cycle, the dispenser door opens and releases soap into the dishwasher. If the dispenser is malfunctioning, the door will remain closed and the detergent won’t be administered. Unfortunately, a lack of soap automatically leads to …