When replacing the diverter motor can the controller read its position or does it need to be set? If so how do I do this?
Answer Hello MikeG. Just unplug the unit for about 20 minutes and then reconnect the power and start the unit. It should find it's location.
Installing the motor diverter valve, part #8579252, how do you line up the red seal with the shaft of the diverter motor?
Answer Hello John. 1. Unplug dishwasher or disconnect power.
2. Remove the access panel and toe panel.
3. Remove the drain hose.
4. Remove the drain pump.
5. Reach under the dishwasher and rotate
each of the 3 sump tabs 1/4 turn clockwise
to unlock the sump from the tub. 6. Open the dishwasher door.
7. Remove both dish racks.
8. Remove the upper and lower filters. 9. Remove the lower Spray Arm assembly. 10. Remove the Turbo wash manifold. 11. Remove the feed tube assembly. 12. Reach under the dishwasher and push up
on the sump to separate the seal of the
sump from the tub bottom. Note: Do not use the upper filter tabs to
lift the pump. 13. Lift the sump from inside the dishwasher
tub and prop the front edge up so the
connections to the OWI, optical water
indicator, are accessible. 14. Disconnect the OWI wiring by lifting the locking tab and removing the wire connector. 15. Pull the harness wires on the left side of
the sump off of the wire retainer. 16. While lifting the sump, be sure that the
harness wires on the right side of the sump
release from the wire retainer clip. 17. Turn the sump over and set it down in the
sump hole upsidedown.
18. Remove the wires from the wire retainers
on the diverter
19. Disconnect the wire connector to the
diverter limit switch by lifting the locking
tab and removing the wire connector. 20. Disconnect the wire connector to the
diverter motor by lifting the locking tab
and removing the wire connector. 21. Remove the wires from the wire retainer
clips on the wash motor.
22. Disconnect the two wire connectors to the
wash motor by lifting the locking tabs and
removing the wire connectors. 23. The sump can now be removed from
24. When reinstalling the sump into the tub
use the alignment tab in the front of the
sump and match it to the slot in the tub. 25. Remove the two screws that secure the
diverter valve motor to the sump and remove the diverter valve motor from the