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WHIRLPOOL PORTABLE DISHWASHER WON'T CONNECT SNUGLY TO MY SINK

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Posted on Jan 21, 2013

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SOURCE: Portable Dishwasher

You have to have a good seal. Get a hose washer from your local hardware store and replace both of them on the hose if they are like a garden hose. If you still don't get any water to the unit, post again and I'll step you through it.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: how do i connect a kenmore ultra wash II portable

You can get an adapter from a local hardware store. I'd come equipped with make and model number and the screw on screen retainer piece from your faucet.

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SOURCE: Convert a whirlpool portable dishwasher to undercounter

I would simply slide the unit under the counter and connect the inlet and drian hose permenantly.If the unit is not tall enough and sits too low then build a shelf or false floor in the cupboard for it to stand on.

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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the adapter i got with my new kenmore dishwasher does not fit with my kolher fauset. The sears serviceman said i need a longer adapter. I can't find one anywhere.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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SOURCE: Clean light flashes 7 times

Hello,

The light flashing 7 times indicates error code number 7 and E7 is a error code for the flowmeter. What the flowmeter does is measure the amount of water coming into the dishwasher. The E7 error code can be cleared aby pushing the buttons in this order

HIGH TEMP WASH-HEATED DRY-HIGH TEMP WASH-HEATED DRY -- OFF/CANCEL

The error code will be cleared after pushing the buttons in that order...if after running the E7 error code returns the flowmeter would need to be replaced

The flowmeter is the part on the left side of the tub it is where the water enters the tub
this is what it looks likeoldtech2332_96.jpg
The part number for it is W10195536


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