After ordering and replacing the main pump seal and impeller kit the dishwasher now makes a loud humming noise when running. Noise is coming from the area I just replaced. Instructions were very clear, no issues and went back together very easy. No leaks and dishwasher runs fine otherwise. Any ideas? Do I need to replace the whole pump assembly?
Answer Hello Jason,
Most of the time a loud hum from a dishwasher is simply a vibration that can sometimes be corrected by moving the water supply and drain lines around. Make sure also that all four feet are firmly contacting the floor and the unit is secured to the counter top. With the kick panel off, you can move stuff around under the unit to try to find the source of the noise.
Can you please provide instruction on replacing Adora dishwasher circulation pump part number WD26X10045? This is for GE model # GHDA676N20SS ? Thank you.
To Remove Motor-Pump Mechanism:
1. Remove cover inlet. With syringe, remove all water from sump.
2. Loosen main pump clamp and pump connector clamp.
3. Remove hanger that holds motor to tub frame.
4. Motor-pump mechanism can now be removed from under
My dishwasher won't drain. It has drained for since I've had it. Disconnected and checked drain hoses and air gap. All is clear.
You will want to get down into the pump assembly and check for debris that may be causing unit to not drain. If this is ok and you are getting power to the pump when it is supposed to drain then you need a new pump assembly.
My dishwasher goes through all the cycles. It turns on, fills, but then it's quiet, (no washing sounds). It drains, fills, and it's quiet again. It drains and goes through drying and turns off. The dishwasher is not spraying or washing dishes. Does this mean the washer motor needs to be replaced?
Answer Hello Sarah,
You should first remove the screens in the bottom of the unit and check for any debris that can be obstructing the normal operation of the circulation pump. (Be aware that a piece of clear glass is invisible in there and a shop vac works wonders for removing glass chips without having to fish in there with your fingers!). If nothing is found, I would ohm out the motor. If it ohms out properly, you should check for voltage to the pump motor when the unit should be circulating the water. This would point to the control board if the motor is ohmed out good but is not receiving voltage. If it is getting voltage when it should, the pump and motor assembly will probably have to be replaced.
my dishwasher makes a sound like there is something in the bottom when it is draining. like being hit with a fan bouncing around. I can not see how to get down into the area where the pump is to see what is in there. Not sure how something could have gotten down in this area.
Answer Becky, Your dishwasher has a separate drain pump WD26X10025, You can't access it from inside the tub. Yes, it is possible to get a small article indide the drain pump and it will make noise, similar to your description. Here's some help, from the service manual " To remove the drain pump: 1. Disconnect power. 2. Remove the dishwasher from its installation. 3. Lay the dishwasher on its back. 4. Disconnect the 2 wires from the drain pump. 5. Loosen the 5/16-in. hex-head screw, then pull the drain pump off the sump." In most cases, you don't have to remove the dishwasher from the cabinet, but it makes for an awkward, "tight" area to work in.
Like another of your above questions, My dishwasher is working fine, but makes a loud rumbling sound when running. Repair guy said he would replace motor/pump assembly. It didn't exactly look like brain surgery, but I wanted is it a tough fix? Also does the assembly comes with instalation instructions?
Answer Hello Jim,
This is not brain surgury but it is a big enough job that if you have never done it before, I recommend that you pull the unit from its' installation and lay the unit on its' back to perform the repair. It is just too easy to cause a water leak with the unit in place. The new pump and motor assembly will not come with instructions.