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How do you pull out the dishwasher - have hideous ants & need to put diatomaceous earth behind it.

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  • Turn off and disconnect the water line from under your sink.
  • Disconnect the drain line from either the air gap or the garbage disposal.
  • If the dishwasher power cord is plugged into a receptacle you will need to unplug that.
  • If it is hard wired into the dishwasher you will need to turn the power off at your house breaker. Please be careful and make sure you have the power truly off by confirming with your dishwasher. Set it to a cycle and make sure its dead.
  • There is an access panel at the bottom of your dishwasher to locate the junction box where the power is connected.
  • (If you have enough cord/drain hose/ water supply inlet hose, you sometimes can just pull the dishwasher straight out. Without having to disconnect anything. )
  • You will need to remove the access panel usually by either two 1/4 inch screws or a phillips some of the new access panels use plastic keepers just turn those from the vertical position to a horizontal position and they just pop right out. Now you can access the junction box where the power goes in.
  • You need to remove the mounting screws at the top of the dishwasher under the counter.
  • The dishwasher should be ready to pull straight out.
I hope this helps

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

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