Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

7 year old dishwasher motor needs replacement

Sears service (cost me $75) determined that my dishwasher motor must be replaced, $410 including labor. Who do I talk to at Sears to get compensation? Dishwashers should not quit after only 7 years of light use.

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.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 311 Answers

No one is going to do anything for you at 7 yrs old- maybe 13 months, but not 7 yrs.

Posted on Nov 28, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Replacement motor arrived. Slightly different. The old motor had a proprietary kenmore electrical connection.


Sears Appliance - Dishwashers - ConsumerAffairs.com

www.consumeraffairs.com > Homeowners > Dishwashers

Rating: 1 - ‎80 votes
We have ordered new wheels but the price for plastic wheels seemed a little high ....Hose came loose, water pours out and into my basement, pump slips out of slot ..... I will NOT be buying another Kenmore dishwasher when I do replace it.

Sears Appliance - Dishwashers ' Page 2 - ConsumerAffairs ...

www.consumeraffairs.com > Homeowners > Dishwashers

Rating: 1 - ‎80 votes
We bought a Kenmore dishwasher from Sears a little over 1 year ago and ....Switchboard being replaced 3 times, motors and wiring being replaced they still will ....Another tech came out and said "Well they didn't program the motherboard" so ...

Kenmore Dishwasher Parts - PartSelect

www.partselect.com/Kenmore-Dishwasher-Parts.htm

Dec 22, 2015 | Kenmore Dishwashers

2 Answers

How to fix The OE error code means "Outlet Error" The drain pump is either clogged or the outlet hose is kinked.


Hello Karim;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

You have a expensive transmission drive dishwasher. Next time do not buy a transmission drive, then you may be able to access and replace parts yourself.

So, here are the parts and parts cost:

1.) Dishwasher Pump Assembly. Part cost: $170.00.
25697616-s1sviqltkhbgubmgxrmnjfot-1-0.jpg 2.) Dishwasher Sump. Cost: $37.00.
25697616-s1sviqltkhbgubmgxrmnjfot-1-2.jpg 3.) Dishwater filter. Cost: $65.00
25697616-s1sviqltkhbgubmgxrmnjfot-1-5.jpg 4.) Dishwasher Mesh Filter. Cost: $27.00.
25697616-s1sviqltkhbgubmgxrmnjfot-1-9.jpg So, lets say I am not retired from Sears Home Services and I came to your home on this service call.
Standard charges are the cost of the part marked up to twice the part cost. Labor for this job, several hours would be about $300.00+.

Do not call a service company. You are looking at a repair cost of over $700.00.

Purchase a new unit. Not transmission drive. Search; "Sears Outlet Stores". These are scratch and dent stores. You can save several hundred dollars and receive a one year warrantee. Stay away from transmission drives, LG & Samsung units.

Peter,
Glen Burnie, MD

May 16, 2015 | LG LDF6810ST Stainless Steel Built-in...

2 Answers

I need best appliance repair experts in Virginia. Which company is best?


Hello Michael;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

Why don't your try it yourself. It is not that hard.

1.) Remove the top door back cover. It looks like there is only one screw holding it on.
25116296-uwtdx0nbt5zmrsiyzbyenwia-3-0.jpg You will see the door handle assembly. Held on with 2 screws. There are 4 contact wires to remove.


25116296-uwtdx0nbt5zmrsiyzbyenwia-3-2.jpg
Substitution: W10275768 Cost: $30.00

There are 2 contact switches they may be bad.
25116296-uwtdx0nbt5zmrsiyzbyenwia-3-5.jpg
Part #: 99002751 Cost: $12.00 Each

If you attempt this and have problems you can still call a service technician.

You have the parts and will not be charged a 200-300% mark-up.

I am a former Sears Home Services/ A & E Factory Services field service technician. I have gone on service calls where the customer purchased the part and tried to install. I did not charge the customer for the part, just labor at normal listed charge.

Your unit is over 5 years old and not qualified for a service protection agreement. However you can go into the Sears Home Services website and print out a 10% discount coupon.

Sep 19, 2014 | Admiral DDB1501AWW Dishwasher Replacement...

1 Answer

Hi, iWe purchased the refrigerator on 2007, it is only 3 years old. Last year we replaced the motor because it was not working, this year, it broke again. We had the technician came over to-day, he told...


all products have there problems . and kitchen aid is better than most but that doesn't mean all will be as good as other's . when the motor quit it should have been under the five yr sealed system . and when the service man came today you said it was the valve ( a different repair . valves are about 80.00 and then his service . but he should not be charging a return call as he should have the part .the valve job is done for around 169.00 part+ labor + call .. 90 days is a fair warranty in todays world . some have only 30 days .. and i find that sears is higher in the pricing than most .. best way to keep service down ( any brand is keep the coils clean and the fans going to cool undernath and use water filter on the line to prevent scale build up . as this is not some thing that can be controled by a mfg of any product . most serviced product today is the ice maker and then the dishwasher . mm hope this makes yor feel better . but i think you have a good brand . mm

Oct 19, 2010 | KitchenAid Refrigerators

1 Answer

Kenmore 16532 dishwasher,three years old. It has slowly gotten very noisy. I have stripped down everything I can access from the tub, including the chopper. I can't find any problem. It is quiet while the...


It could be 2 things:

a) water obstruction in the spray jet ports causing uneven rotation of the spray arm.
This uneven rotation will eventually wear out the motor bearings.
Fix: clear out any clogged spray jet ports.

b) the motor bearing are already shot, and they're growling and howling in pain as the motor grinds them to death.
Fix: replace motor - new bearings will come with the new motor.
Alternate Fix: replace dishwasher. Often new motors are so expensive, replacing the whole unit is the bast option, especially with Sears/Kenmore (where parts are expensive)
Try: www.SearsPartsDirect.com.

I tried the sears parts web site for you, but you model number came back to a Bissel carpet cleaner.

Oct 15, 2010 | Kenmore 24 in. 16532 - Multiple Color...

1 Answer

The front lens has come off. is it worth repairing


Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $83 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

Jul 30, 2009 | Olympus Stylus 410 / ? 410 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Flash Does not work. Can only take pictures in flash-off mode


The problem you are describing is a problem with the flash charging indicator switch inside the camera. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.

http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $83 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

May 30, 2009 | Olympus Stylus 410 / ? 410 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore dishwasher that will not pump water through the spray arms. It fills ok and drains fine but wont go into the wash cycle? Any idea of possible problems


Look inside of the dishwasher to be sure that the tubes leading to the spray arms are not disconnected. If those tubes are in place, then the problem is with the main motor/pump in the base of the unit. That Kenmore part is about $150.00 plus labor. That being said, it may be time to consider a new dishwasher UNLESS your dishwasher is less than five years old because there is a five year warranty on the motor/pump. If it is under warranty, call sears repair and they should repair it at no cost to you.

Apr 18, 2009 | Kenmore 15762 Dishwasher

1 Answer

Olympus Stylus 410 Digital is taking grey/black pictures


The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.

http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $83 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

Apr 01, 2009 | Olympus Stylus 410 / ? 410 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Blown Motor


I haven't changed that particular brand of dishwasher motor, so I cant give a step by step, sorry. I do know the other brands it is optional to get the motor alone or the motor with the pump assembly attached, so you may want to ask about that. Changing this is would consist of an electrical harness, a drain fitting that the hose connects to, and a gasket that keeps the water from leaking from the tub. $225 for labor sounds a little high, at $75 per hour that is still 3 hours. Some models have a tuning fork type thing that keeps vibration noise down, don't know about yours. Changing the water pump on a '85 monte carlo would take longer and be more difficult, if that helps.

Dec 27, 2007 | Maytag 24 in. MDBH950AWS Built-in...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

121 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

66126 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

14336 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...