Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

KitchenAid KDS-16 dishwasher, leaking from fill air gap

I have an old KitchenAid dishwasher. I remodled my kitchen, and put it back in, and noticed that it was leaking. I found that it it was leaking at the fill air gap assay. (Looking through my repair manual it is part# C-103747). If I replace the part is it going to fix my problem?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 166 Answers

Peace,
If you want to try it okay .
but i think there are more variables and
you need hands on service tech with experiance!

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Maytag dishwasher leak


If it's leaking from the door, a new gasket may fix this. If it's leaking from the pump, the seal is worn out, and the repair may be too costly or difficult. If the unit is 5 years old, consider a replacement.

Aug 29, 2015 | Maytag Dishwashers

1 Answer

Broken Timer? My OLD Kitchen Aid Quiet Scrub Dishwasher no longer advances through cycles automatically--I have to turn the knob manually for every step. It works fine other than that.


Hi Spring

All depends where you are and wether you can get Parts.
Is the timer accessible?
Timer is driven by a small clock motor.
Could it be fixed or lubricated.
Give it a service and save money!
Good luck

Free Online KITCHENAID DISHWASHER Repair Manual

http://www.diytroubleshooting.com/kitchenaid-dishwasher-troubleshooting

Jul 08, 2015 | KitchenAid Dishwashers

1 Answer

Is a gap at top between outer door panel and inner control door on Kitchenaid dishwasher KUDE normal?


When the dishwasher starts the drying cycle, there has to be vent that the steam can escape and it just so happens to be on the left side.

Aug 06, 2014 | KitchenAid Dishwashers

1 Answer

Is gap between front door panel and inner panel on a KUDE Kitchenaid dishwasher normal?


Generally, dishwasher doors don't seal to the cabinet. Hot air MAY escape through the gap - this is pretty normal.

Aug 06, 2014 | KitchenAid Dishwashers

1 Answer

18 month old kitchen aid kudc10fxss leaks water at bottom of door


Someone may've accidentally put liquid dishsoap rather than dishwasher soap into the fill cup. The bubbling will cause lots of foam to rise up above the float-switch without actually raising the switch (shutting off the water supply). Lots of helpers on the web recommended draining, wiping out the foam, pouring in a cup of vinegar and a handful of salt and running the rinse cycle a couple of times. It worked for me!

Feb 25, 2013 | KitchenAid KUDC10FXSS - KitchenAidR...

1 Answer

Kitchen aide won't drain


look in your air gap first make sure there is no debrie in there this will make you dishwasher drain really slow.

Jan 16, 2009 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI02IR Built-in...

4 Answers

KitchenAid Dishwasher fill up with water after use


Is the water clean water or dirty water? This may sound like an ignorant question, but it can make a difference. If the water is clean water, it sounds like you could have a bad fill valve. If the dishwasher is filling with water when it is not running, chances are the fill valve is leaking. The valve is closed when the float switch senses the tub filling to a certain level. The valve is also closed when not energized by the control board during drain, drying and off cycles. However, if the valve diaphragm is not seating properly when closed, it will continue to leak by. That's probably why you don't notice it while is running and it has a chance to fill during the night when not in use. Here's what to look for: With the dishwasher off, take a towel and dry the tub as much as possible. Now, locate the fill port where the water comes in (usually on the left hand side of the tub). Watch this fill port closely for several minutes to see if water is running in. It could be as minute as a trickle or drip. If any water is coming in at all, the fill valve should be replaced. Now, another problem that can occur is when you notice dirty water staying in the tub or overflowing. This is usually caused by a bad check valve in the drain pump that's allowing water to leak back from the sink into the tub. Or, you do not have a high loop in the drain line. Here's what to look for: Check to make sure the drain line has a high loop as it leaves the dishwasher and before it gets to the drain pipe at the sink. That is, make sure the drain hose is looped above the trap in the sink and not laying under the sink somewhere. You can also try filling the sink with water and open the dishwasher door. Drain the sink to see if anything is getting fed back into dishwasher. If you see water starting to fill in the tub, chances are you could have a bad check valve. Some dishwashers have a check valve in the drain pump, while other models have the check valve located in the drain hose itself. Some don't have one at all. That's why the positioning of the drain hose can be important. Good luck to you and I hope this may help. If you determine a cause, post back with comments if you need advice on how to replace anything.

Sep 22, 2007 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDS25 Built-in...

1 Answer

No air gap for dishwasher. Do I need it?


That is a sink overflow hole that should have nothing to do with your dishwasher or disposal. You wont have that feature any kitchen sink that has to accomodate a disposal at the bottom.

If your machine is cycling properly, it could just be that it is a kitchenaid, like mine, and they just are not as high quality as they used to be.

Jan 29, 2007 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI02IRBS Stainless...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

609 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Electrolux
Electrolux

Level 3 Expert

4342 Answers

Are you a Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...