Whirlpool Dishwasher Parts – Common Parts To Fix Your Appliance






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

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Here are the most common Whirlpool dishwasher parts you will need to repair or fix your dishwasher. These 11 common 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.

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





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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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Need help finding parts for your Whirlpool dishwasher? No matter what model number dishwasher you have we can help! Please let us know what the issue is and or what part you need and we can assist. Use the form below to send us the information.

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