(I posted this Friday from my work address, and am reasonably certain it never
made it beyond the internal servers; hopefully I'm not multi-posting!)
I had to pull my Kenmore 16032 dishwasher apart last night to try and diagnose
a no-spray condition in the top arm. The guts were quite caked with crud, and
the check valve seemed OK, so I'm uneasily hopeful that cleaning out the pump
area will cure the problem.
I tried for two hours to get the food chopper back into position. What's The
This looks like an insolvable 3D issue, where if the round perforated plate is
to slide into its slot, the blade cannot be pulled out enough for the gripping
pawls on its axle to clear the shaft of the pump.
There's a You Tube video of this repair, but not enough detail to show how the
gentleman pulled the shaft out with pliers and easily slipped the unit back
into position. No Bloody Way it's that easy!
Can anyone shed some advice on this issue? Mother Teresa would have been
cursing like a drunken sailor by the end of last evening.