How to change overflow unit container on an Indesit Dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change overflow unit container on an Indesit Dishwasher
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips Screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver (small)
  4. Indesit DI620 Integrated Dishwasher
    D1620 Door Image
  5. Lay the appliance on its side to expose the base
    DI620 Base 1a
  6. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  7. Remove further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  8. Carefully pull the base out a small amount
    DI620 Base 4
  9. Locate the overflow unit on the inside of the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  10. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  11. Remove the base & remove the overflow unit retaining screws
    DI620 Overflow Container 3
  12.  Remove the overflow unit from the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 4
  13. Over flow unit removed from base
    DI620 Overflow Container Removed
  14. Locate the overflow float inside the unit container
    DI620 Overflow  Float 1
  15. Remove the overflow float from the overflow unit container
    DI620 Overflow  Float 2
  16. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the micro switch retaining screw
    DI620 Overflow  Microswitch 1
  17. Remove the micro switch from the overflow unit
    DI620 Overflow  Microswitch 2
  18. Micro switch & float removed
    DI620 Overflow  Microswitch Removed
  19. Take the container from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    DI620 Overflow Container
  20. Fit the micro switch to the new overflow unit container
    DI620 Overflow  Microswitch 2
  21. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the micro switch retaining screw
    DI620 Overflow  Microswitch 1
  22. Place the float into overflow unit container
    DI620 Overflow  Float 2
  23. Overflow float in place
    DI620 Overflow  Float 1
  24. Replace the overflow unit to the base 
    DI620 Overflow Container 4
  25. Replace the overflow unit retaining screws 
    DI620 Overflow Container 3
  26. Replace the wires to the micro switch
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  27. Wires attached
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  28. Replace the base
    DI620 Base 4
  29. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  30. Replace further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  31. Now stand the appliance upright
    DI620 Base 1a
  32. The appliance is now ready for use
    D1620 Door Image

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Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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