Question about Maytag 22.1 cu. ft. Bottom Freezer Refrigerator w / Factory Installed Ice Maker
The faucet attachment leaks when connected to the faucet. The dishwasher is over 4 years old. I think I need to replace the faucet attachment? How do you do this? Do I need to replace the entire coupler assembly? How do you access the hose? Would this solve the problem of leaking. Thanks so much for your assistance. I have the same problem. First, replace the rubber o ring type thing found just inside the dishwasher nozzle end. Carefully remove it, making a mental note as how to put the new one in. Make sure you get the correct one for your washer. Smooth vaseline around it to help keep it from drying out sooner-- this will be an easy fix. If it still leaks, try replacing the faucet adapter and save the receipt-you shouldn't pay more than $5 or $6. If that makes no difference, then take the adapter back and inspect your faucet as it may have worn out treads and the whole thing needs replacing. I have replaced my faucet with a much nicer pull-out sprayer that will require a trip to Lowes for the correct adapter that I was promised. I'm keeping my fingers crossed. By the way, faucets are NOT hard to replace. have done this but mine still leaks
If your dishwasher leaks, check these:Main tub seal
Door gasket or seal
Main tub seal
Note… If the main motor of your dishwasher is mounted vertically, beneath the center bottom of the dishwasher, the following instructions probably apply to you. But if your motor is mounted horizontally, the pump isn't serviceable--you need to replace the entire pump and motor assembly.
The main tub seal is beneath the drain impeller. It prevents the water in the dishwasher from leaking out near the shaft of the motor. To get to the seal, which is inside the dishwasher, remove the:
1. Lower rack
2. Spray arm
3. Spray arm support
4. Wash/drain impellers
Then pry the seal out of its housing and replace it.
Door gasket or seal
Over time, door gaskets and seals harden and lose their ability to seal properly. You can't repair the seals. You need to replace them if they've begun to leak.
The water-inlet valve, itself, seldom leaks. But, the water-supply line from the house and the rubber tube leading from the valve to the inside of the dishwasher may leak. Tighten or repair/replace these as necessary.
The water-inlet valve could mechanically stick open. When that happens, the water continues to flow into the dishwasher, which then floods your kitchen. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher, and replace the valve.
Behind the lower access panel on your dishwasher are several rubber or plastic hoses. If the leak appears at a connection, try a new clamp. If that doesn't work, replace the hose.
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Posted on Feb 11, 2009
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