Whirlpool Dishwasher Parts – Most Popular Components To Repair Dishwashers

Last Updated on May 10, 2022 by Appliance Repair Assistant

Whirlpool dishwashers are reliable appliances but need care and maintenance. Cleaning and maintaining your dishwasher will keep it running for years. However with most large appliances, appliance parts will break, fail, or wear out. When parts fail they need to be removed and replaced.

Whirlpool Dishwasher PartsWhirlpool Dishwasher Parts – Most Popular Parts To FIX Dishwashers

Whirlpool dishwasher parts (jump to part info)
SILVERWARE BASKET
LOWER DISHRACK WHEEL ASSEMBLY
FRICTION SLEEVE/PAD
RACK TRACK STOPPER
HEATING ELEMENT
MOUNTING BRACKET
RUBBER WASHER
DOOR GASKET
DRAIN PUMP
HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT
CHOPPER BLADE ASSEMBLY
WHITE APPLIANCE TOUCHUP PAINT
WATER SUPPLY HOSE KIT
POWER CORD

Here are the most common Whirlpool dishwasher parts you will need to repair or fix your dishwasher. These common most popular parts are the most likely to fail or break over time.

Please be sure to cross check part numbers before ordering a part to be sure they fit your particular Whirlpool dishwasher model.

Need help finding the Whirlpool dishwasher model number? Check the information here to find the model number of your dishwasher.

Whirlpool dishwasher parts diagramWhirlpool dishwasher parts diagram
This diagram shows where parts are located in your Whirlpool dishwasher.

Whirlpool Most Popular Dishwasher Parts

DISHWASHER SILVERWARE BASKET

WHIRLPOOL PART # WP6-918873 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The silverware basket holds your silverware. This part can become damaged or missing and need to be replaced. This plastic parts can crack over time or not fit correctly in the dishwasher. Replace this part if it is cracked or does not fit properly in the dishwasher.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Silverware BasketWhirlpool Dishwasher Silverware Basket
BASKET PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER LOWER DISHRACK WHEEL ASSEMBLY

WHIRLPOOL PART # W10195416V (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
A dishrack wheel assembly makes it so the dishrack can easily roll forward and back on the rails. This part can crack or fall apart. This makes it difficult for the dishrack to easily move on the rails. If the wheel assembly is faulty or missing, it needs to be replaced.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Wheels Lower RackWhirlpool Dishwasher Wheels Lower Rack
LOWER RACK WHEELS PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER FRICTION SLEEVE/PAD

WHIRLPOOL PART # WP8268961 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The friction sleeve keeps the dishwasher door quiet when it is opened or closed. If the door is noisy when opened or closed, consider replacing this part to fix the issue.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Friction Sleeve PadWhirlpool Dishwasher Friction Sleeve Pad
FRICTION SLEEVE PAD PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER RACK TRACK STOPPER

WHIRLPOOL PART # WP8565925 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The dishwasher rack track stopper will stop the dish rack when opening and closing the rack. This part can fall off or become worn out. If it is missing, it may be in the bottom of your dishwasher. If this part wears out or does not snap back into place you should replace it.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Rack Track StopperWhirlpool Dishwasher Rack Track Stopper
RACK TRACK STOPPER PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER HEATING ELEMENT

WHIRLPOOL PART # W10518394 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The heating element in your dishwasher heats water when the dry cycle is in use. The dishwasher heats the water when needed and helps to fully clean and dry your dishes. If the dishes are not dry at the end of the cycle, the heating element may be at fault. If the water in the dishwasher does not get hot during a cleaning cycle, the heating element can also be the issue. Test with a meter to find out if the element is in working order.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Heating ElementWhirlpool Dishwasher Heating Element
HEATING ELEMENT PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER MOUNTING BRACKET

WHIRLPOOL PART # WP8269145 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
This mounting bracket is what holds the dishwasher to the cabinet to keep it in place. If your dishwasher is moving forward or shaking, the bracket may have come loose because the screws have fallen out. The bracket can fall off and go missing or wear out and need replaced. If this happens the dishwasher may fall forward or move around. If this is the case, replace the bracket immediately.

Whirlpool Replacement Dishwasher Upper Mounting BracketWhirlpool Dishwasher Upper Mounting Bracket
UPPER MOUNTING BRACKET PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER RUBBER WASHER for heating element

WHIRLPOOL PART # WP717273 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
This rubber washer works with the heating element to securely seal the opening where the heating element connects into. This rubber washer prevents water from leaking out of the dishwasher. If you find water leaking out of the dishwasher, this rubber washer may be the issue. Replace the rubber washer to prevent water leaks.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Rubber Washer - Heating ElementWhirlpool Dishwasher Rubber Washer For Heating Element
RUBBER WASHER PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER DOOR GASKET

WHIRLPOOL PART # W10542314 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The door gasket on your dishwasher prevents water from leaking out through the edges of the door. The seal goes in between the dishwasher tub and the door. If you have water leaking through the door the door seal is either damaged or has food particles embedded in it. Try cleaning the seal but if you find it damaged, replace the door seal as soon as possible to avoid water damage.

Whirlpool Dishwasher Door SealWhirlpool Dishwasher Door Seal
DOOR SEAL PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER DRAIN PUMP

WHIRLPOOL PART # WPW10348269 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The drain pump pushes out water from the dishwasher tub. If there is water sitting in the bottom of the dishwasher, the drain pump may be faulty. If the impeller or pump motor is faulty the dishwasher will not drain. The drain pump can also crack and cause water to leak. If the dishwasher is not draining water and water is leaking from the bottom of the dishwasher, the drain pump should be tested and or replaced.

Drain Pump for Whirlpool Kenmore Maytag DishwasherDrain Pump for Whirlpool Dishwasher
DRAIN PUMP PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER HIGH LIMIT THERMOSTAT

WHIRLPOOL PART # WP661566 (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The high limit thermostat keeps the dishwasher from overheating. If the temperature gets too hot within the dishwasher, the thermostat will turn power off to the heating element and the dishwasher will not heat. Test this part with a multimeter for continuity to find if it is causing an issue. If the high limit thermostat is tested and found to be faulty, replace the thermostat to fix the dishwasher.

High Limit Thermostat for Whirlpool Kenmore DishwashersHigh Limit Thermostat for Whirlpool Dishwashers
HIGH LIMIT PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER CHOPPER BLADE ASSEMBLY

WHIRLPOOL PART # W10083957V (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
The dishwasher chopper cuts up larger chunks of food to avoid a pump blockage. If the dishes are not coming out clean, the dishwasher is louder than usual, or you have issues with the dishwasher draining, the chopper may be the fault. Check the chopper to be sure it is functioning properly. If the chopper is found to be damaged or cracked, replace the chopper.

Whirlpool Chopper Assembly for DishwasherWhirlpool Chopper Assembly for Dishwasher
CHOPPER ASSEMBLY PART INFO HERE

WHITE WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCE TOUCHUP PAINT

Whirlpool 72017 White Touch Up Paint (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
Have a scratched white dishwasher? Use this touchup paint to fix the scratch. This is a genuine replacement part for your Whirlpool dishwasher. The model number and name are Whirlpool 72017 White Touch Up Paint. Size 0.6 fluid ounce (Pack of 1).

White Whirlpool Appliance Touchup PaintWhirlpool Appliance Touchup Paint WHITE
WHITE PAINT PART INFO HERE

WHIRLPOOL DISHWASHER WATER SUPPLY HOSE KIT

Whirlpool Model Number W10278627RP Water Supply Kit. (Part number may be different for your dishwasher model)
Kit contains a 6-Foot EPDM water supply line, all fittings, elbow, and complete installation instructions. This dishwasher water supply kit is compatible with Whirlpool dishwashers and includes all you need for simple installation. This hose is superior to stainless steel. It features a braided reinforcement layer for further strength and endurance. The hose is also non-conductive, so it won’t conduct electricity. The water supply kit contains (1) 6 foot EPDM water supply line with two 3/8-Inch brass compression fittings, (1) 3/4-Inch brass swivel gooseneck fitting, (1) 3/8-Inch brass elbow, and install instructions.

Dishwasher Water Supply Hose For WhirlpoolWhirlpool Dishwasher Water Supply Hose
WATER SUPPLY HOSE PART INFO HERE

DISHWASHER POWER CORD FOR WHIRLPOOL

Easily replace the power cord if they become frayed or ripped. If the dishwasher power cord is damaged, you will need to replace it. This 9 Foot 3-Wire black replacement power cord is great for appliances such as your dishwasher. This heavy-duty 14/3 AWG cable is 15 Amp and is perfect for dishwasher power cord replacements. U Ground NEMA 5-15 plug and pigtail end. Rated For: 15 Amp, 125V, 1875 Watts max applications.

Dishwasher Power Cord for WhirlpoolWhirlpool Dishwasher Power Cord Replacement
POWER CORD PART INFO HERE

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2 thoughts on “Whirlpool Dishwasher Parts – Most Popular Components To Repair Dishwashers”

  1. Roxanne Herrmann

    I am looking for a LOWER rack for my dishwasher: Whirlpool model DU805DWGB1 serial FK0323519
    Unable to find it in a google search.
    The rack is too rusted out and falling apart.
    The machine itself works great.

    1. ALLEN VETTER - DIY Repair Assistant

      Roxanne Herrmann,
      LOWER rack for dishwasher Whirlpool model DU805DWGB1
      This LOWER DISHWASHER RACK should fit your Whirlpool dishwasher, To be sure, enter your model number in the box it provides to be sure.
      -RR

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