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Kenmore Dishwasher Model #110703412 leaks, likely around the motor shaft. Are there motor shafts seals and how are they replaced? Does the motor assembly remove through the tub or does it require being removed from the bottom? Do you have to remove the dishwasher from the cabinet to do this job?

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knjjjr what you have is a defective (or in this case) worn out lower wash arm support. No the shaft shouldn't come out. It will need to be replaced. However remember this dw is over 20 years old.

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You can easily screw up the drain diverter arm trying to replace that seal. Repair is difficult. Pump assembly is rather expensive. (especially considering this was not a top of the line model) You would be much better off replacing the dishwasher. The new GE models are much quieter and have eliminated the center tower in almost all models.

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SOURCE: GE 24in GSD980X Dishwasher water leak in pump &motor area

I had the same problem. There is no way of replacing seal/joint between pump and motor. It can't be taken apart w/o destroying parts, it only comes as an assembly. Costs around 130$ for pump/motor assy, so it might not be worth it.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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My Kenmore dishwasher is making a combination grinding/humming noise during the draining cycle


see this causes and use the common sense. God bless you
If your dishwasher seems noisy, check these: Water-inlet valve Motor Heater fan Pump Water-inlet valve An aging water-inlet valve can sometimes fail slowly, rather than all at once. It can shudder on and off rapidly, causing the incoming water lines to shake, rumble, and rattle--sometimes violently. If yours is doing this, replace the inlet valve. Motor If it's the motor that's noisy, either of these may be the "culprit:" As motor bearings wear out, they can become quite loud when the motor runs. They wear out quickly if they frequently get wet, because the water washes away the motor bearing grease. Bearings can get wet if the spin seal is defective. Then there will also be water leaking onto the floor beneath the dishwasher. Replace the seal if it leaks (read about the main tub seal in the "It leaks" section, later). If, from beneath the dishwasher, you can see a round, plastic disc that's mounted to the top of the motor (a "slinger"), it may have broken free of the motor shaft. If so, it could be rattling around the shaft while the motor is running. If that's the problem, you need to replace the motor. Heater fan If the heater fan bearings are rusted or worn, they may squeal, or scrape loudly during the drying cycle. If this is the problem, replace the fan motor. Alternatively, the fan blade may be loose. If so, you need to replace it. Pump Small fruit pits, toothpicks, and fragments of glass sometimes get stuck in the pump. When this happens, open the pump and remove the debris. The pump is usually mounted directly to the motor, then attached to the bottom of the dishwasher. To get to the pump, you usually need to remove the lower rack, the spray arms, and the spray arm support from the inside of your dishwasher. A dishwasher pump isn't obvious. Look for an impeller--a round, plastic fan blade-type device that spins around and pushes the water toward the drain. When you can see the drain impeller, you should be able to see the clogging debris.

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Sep 19, 2012 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

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Motor is very noisy


Noisy motor indicates bearings on the shaft are going bad. This happens when you have a shaft seal leak and the leaking water is getting to the bearings. Sounds like you need to replace shaft seal and set of shaft bearings. Easy fix is to replace the motor only for about $150.00 for motor replacement. Around $40.00 for seal and bearings and some of your time.

May 31, 2010 | AO Smith A O Smith Motors Century 1hp 115v...

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Turn on unit and motor just hums


Hi, the motor is bound up for some reason. Be careful when checking around the bottom of tub for broken glass that may have worked its way in around the impeller.If you are handy, and can get to the pump and motor assembly, unplug it and see if you can insert a lever to the shaft of the motor and break it free. If not, the motor and pump will have to be removed.If it cant be freed up, the motor is more then likely gone and have to be replaced. Good Luck.
Shastalaker7

Nov 14, 2009 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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Leaks water from under dishwasher, some one suggested the fill valve assembly needs replacing???? kenmore


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Thanks for using FixYa. If your dishwasher leaks, check these:


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:
Lower rack
Spray arm
Spray arm support
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.
Water-inlet valve
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.
Hoses
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.


Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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Rylee

Nov 03, 2009 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

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My Maytag model mdb9600aws motor shaft seal is leaking. How do I remove the seal and replace a new one. I am a novist, but I have taken the motor completely out and replaced the seal / gasket that the...


You are wise to realize the leak would destroy the motor.

Take a close look at the diagram to see everything that gets placed on the motor shaft. That should give you a good idea what can/must be removed from that shaft.

http://www.partselect.com/ModelFrames.aspx?ModelID=122613&ModelNum=MDB9600AWS&mfgModelNum=&ManufactureID=1&Selected=54093&Position=2&mfg=Maytag&Type=Appliance&Mark=2


Ask more questions once you have gotten the items off the shaft. OK?

Sep 14, 2009 | Maytag MDB9600A Jetclean II Built-in...

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Water leaks between motor and pump can't get motor off


hello there this may help you out ok
best regards michael
Leaking Pump in a Whirlpool DU810DWGQ1 Dishwasher by Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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These are cheesy, inexpensive dishwashers that are prone to leaky pumps, as shown here (click the pic for the larger, annotated view).


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The problem is usually a leaky shaft seal kit, shown here as Items 7 and 8 (click the pic for the larger, annotated view).


Fortunately, the shaft seal kit is inexpensive; but it can be a ****** to install, depending on how much rust you’re dealing with. May require a destructive removal of the impeller, too, but ain’t no thang ‘cuz the shaft seal kit comes with a new impeller. Here’s a nice, purdy picture of a brand new shaft seal kit. And just to help motivate you a little more, the money you save from replacing just the shaft seal vs. replacing the entire motor-pump assembly is well over a Benjamin. So you go ahead and drill, cut, and chisel all you want on that old impeller!
wpl-dw-horiz-pump-shaft-seal-kit.jpg And Whirlpool just came out with a spiffy new DIY repair manual for this dishwasher, which will assist you mightily in the many repair adventures you are certain to have with this dishwasher:
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Sep 14, 2009 | Kenmore Dishwashers

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Noisy cycle and dirty dishes


Hi

If your dishwasher seems noisy, check these:
Water-inlet valve An aging water-inlet valve can sometimes fail slowly, rather than all at once. It can shudder on and off rapidly, causing the incoming water lines to shake, rumble, and rattle--sometimes violently. If yours is doing this, replace the inlet valve.

Motor If it's the motor that's noisy, either of these may be the "culprit:"

  • As motor bearings wear out, they can become quite loud when the motor runs. They wear out quickly if they frequently get wet, because the water washes away the motor bearing grease. Bearings can get wet if the spin seal is defective. Then there will also be water leaking onto the floor beneath the dishwasher. Replace the seal if it leaks (read about the main tub seal in the "It leaks" section, later).

  • If, from beneath the dishwasher, you can see a round, plastic disc that's mounted to the top of the motor (a "slinger"), it may have broken free of the motor shaft. If so, it could be rattling around the shaft while the motor is running. If that's the problem, you need to replace the motor.

Heater fan If the heater fan bearings are rusted or worn, they may squeal, or scrape loudly during the drying cycle. If this is the problem, replace the fan motor. Alternatively, the fan blade may be loose. If so, you need to replace it.

Pump Small fruit pits, toothpicks, and fragments of glass sometimes get stuck in the pump. When this happens, open the pump and remove the debris. The pump is usually mounted directly to the motor, then attached to the bottom of the dishwasher.

To get to the pump, you usually need to remove the lower rack, the spray arms, and the spray arm support from the inside of your dishwasher. A dishwasher pump isn't obvious. Look for an impeller--a round, plastic fan blade-type device that spins around and pushes the water toward the drain. When you can see the drain impeller, you should be able to see the clogging debris.


Please accept the solution and revert for any further assistance.

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Rylee

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Loudness of dishwasher


was it always loud ?or did it just start!

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GE 24in GSD980X Dishwasher water leak in pump &motor area


I had the same problem. There is no way of replacing seal/joint between pump and motor. It can't be taken apart w/o destroying parts, it only comes as an assembly. Costs around 130$ for pump/motor assy, so it might not be worth it.

Nov 22, 2008 | GE 24 in. GSD980X Built-in Dishwasher

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