I have a Bosch dishwasher model SHU66C05UC/14 FD8411. Halfway through a wash cycle to starting making a loud squealing noise. I opened the door and tripped the door lock and started the washer, water was coming out of the bottom are very slowly and not spinning. I pressed cancel and the water did pump out with no problem. I then tried to start the washer again and water pumped in with no problem and then stared making the same squealing noise with the same symptoms. I opened the bottom kick plate and the noise was coming from the bottom. I’m guessing it’s the Circulation Pump, your thoughts. Is so is the correct part Item Number: AP2826384 Manufacturer's Number: 239144? Also would you have instructions on how to replace the pump?
ANSWER Hello Joe,
The first thing you need to do is pull the bottom rack and the screens in the bottom of the washtub. Now when you get the cup screen and the platter screen removed, you will need to use a wet vac to suck the water out so you can see what you're doing. When this is done, look in the bottom of the opening under the screen locations and you should see a small torx headed screw. This will either be a T-10 or a T-15. The screw is stainless which means it is non-magnetic. When it gets to the top of the threads, you can use your needle nosed pliers to pull it out. When the screw is out, use your needle nosed pliers to pull the impeller cover out of the way. Now, the impeller will be in view. You need to turn it a bit using the end of a screwdriver. I always use a screwdriver to turn it in case a glass sliver is under it. Since the material in there is white, glass slivers are invisible, but still quite painful. When you ensure the impeller is free, use the wet vac again to remove anything that may be in there. I will normally hear the piece of glass go up through the wet vac hose. 90% of the time, the circulation pump will now operate normally without changing it.
Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com | Tuesday, September 11, 2012