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I have a Kenmore Elite dishwasher model number 665.16483300. The motor is very loud and have been told by a technician that it needs to be replaced. I am looking for a service manual that may allow me to replace it myself at a fraction of the cost. Is this too difficult a task for a "Do it Yourselfer"?

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THE DISHWASHER is no doing good, foot soil left on dishes, I alreary check water temperature 50 F, I clean inside, the pressure at the water supply is good 50psi. and the machine it sound quiet, Is the pump no working right?? is derty inside??

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FDB1050remo Making a squeaking sound almost as if a belt slipping. Not overloaded and nothing rubbing on washer blades. My only guess is that it may be related to low water pressure. Is that possible?


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Drain Pump

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, the drain pump might be defective or might have some debris in it. This is a common problem.


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Circulation Pump

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, and the noise is a continuous drone similar in speed to the circulation pump sound, it's likely that the circulation pump motor bearings have failed. Once this happens the circulation pump will have to be replaced, the bearings are not repairable.


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Drain Impeller

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, the drain impeller might be broken, or there might be debris in the pump. Generally, to gain access to the pump the top of the pump housing will have to be removed.


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Pump and Motor Assembly

If the dishwasher is loud the motor bearings, drain impeller or wash impeller might have worn out. All three of these components are part of the pump and motor assembly. It may be possible to replace one of the impellers, but the motor bearings cannot be repaired. In that case the pump and motor assembly will need to be replaced.


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Wash Impeller

The wash impeller is a small, plastic blade. The motor spins the impeller forcing water through the spray arms to clean the dishes. If one or more blades has broken off of the impeller the dishwasher is loud. The impeller can also scrape against the pump housing if it is damaged, warped or bent.


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Circulation and Drain Pump Motor

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, and the noise is a continuous drone similar in speed to the motor sound, it's likely that the circulation and drain pump motor bearings have failed. Once this happens the motor will have to be replaced, the bearings are not repairable.


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Water Inlet Valve

The water inlet valve is an electrically controlled water valve. When it is new, the water inlet valve is very quiet. Over time, the diaphragm inside the valve deteriorates and deforms. This deformation interacts with the water rushing in and can cause a loud vibration, buzzing, squealing or other noises. If the dishwasher is loud during the filling cycle, replacing the water inlet valve may solve the problem.

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I have a year old kitchen aid dishwasher and during fill cycle it makes a thumping noise. The dishwasher every 5 or 10 seconds shuts off fill cycle then turns back on which I think is what's causing...


Drain Pump

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, the drain pump might be defective or might have some debris in it. This is a common problem.


Enter your model number to see parts for your dishwasher.
Help me find my model number


Circulation Pump

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, and the noise is a continuous drone similar in speed to the circulation pump sound, it's likely that the circulation pump motor bearings have failed. Once this happens the circulation pump will have to be replaced, the bearings are not repairable.


Enter your model number to see parts for your dishwasher.
Help me find my model number


Drain Impeller

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, the drain impeller might be broken, or there might be debris in the pump. Generally, to gain access to the pump the top of the pump housing will have to be removed.


Enter your model number to see parts for your dishwasher.
Help me find my model number


Pump and Motor Assembly

If the dishwasher is loud the motor bearings, drain impeller or wash impeller might have worn out. All three of these components are part of the pump and motor assembly. It may be possible to replace one of the impellers, but the motor bearings cannot be repaired. In that case the pump and motor assembly will need to be replaced.


Enter your model number to see parts for your dishwasher.
Help me find my model number


Wash Impeller

The wash impeller is a small, plastic blade. The motor spins the impeller forcing water through the spray arms to clean the dishes. If one or more blades has broken off of the impeller the dishwasher is loud. The impeller can also scrape against the pump housing if it is damaged, warped or bent.


Enter your model number to see parts for your dishwasher.
Help me find my model number


Circulation and Drain Pump Motor

If the dishwasher is loud during operation, and the noise is a continuous drone similar in speed to the motor sound, it's likely that the circulation and drain pump motor bearings have failed. Once this happens the motor will have to be replaced, the bearings are not repairable.


Enter your model number to see parts for your dishwasher.
Help me find my model number


Water Inlet Valve

The water inlet valve is an electrically controlled water valve. When it is new, the water inlet valve is very quiet. Over time, the diaphragm inside the valve deteriorates and deforms. This deformation interacts with the water rushing in and can cause a loud vibration, buzzing, squealing or other noises. If the dishwasher is loud during the filling cycle, replacing the water inlet valve may solve the problem.

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I have a 5 year old Kenmore Ultra Guard Elit eQuiet wash 7. Seems to wash ok buut very loud all the time now. Do I need to replace motor or would a clogged drain make it do that.I don't notice a problem...


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This would indicate a bad motor, very common on these units. You can purchase the motor from the link below. Type your model number into the part search box for a parts diagram and part numbers.
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Kenmore Elite model 665.15932 motor is now very


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Sears kenmore dishwasher model 665-13752 k601/ runs noisey


I'm afraid I just had a repair man in for the same problem. We just bought ours in July, 2008, and there is a bad berring in the motor. We have to replace the motor assembly ($244). Told that it is just the luck of the draw if the motor is faulty or not; no quality in products anymore. We were also warned against using it til it's fixed as it could overheat and melt things, flood water all over the floor, etc.

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Need the model number of the Kenmore Elite dishwasher 1378(2)


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