How to change the discharge pump on a dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change the discharge pump on a dishwasher
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a pair of mole grips and a phillips screwdriver.
    Zanussi heater tools
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws and remove lid.
    Lid removal
  5. Using the phillips screwdriver remove inner screws both sides of door
    Door front removal 1
  6. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 outer screws and remove door panel
    Door front removal 2
  7. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws and remove front bottom closure.
    Front bottom closure
  8. Using the phillips screwdriver remove screws and remove side panels
    Side panel removal
  9. Lay the machine on its back to expose the bottom use a cloth to protect surface
    Base image
  10. Using the phillips screwdriver remove retaining screws from bottom 
    Base removal 1
  11. Using the phillips screwdriver remove retaining screws from cover plate 
    Base removal 2
  12. Using the phillips screwdriver remove retaining screws and remove legs
    Base removal 3
  13. Using the phillips screwdriver remove remaining screws
    Base removal 4
  14. Remove metal cover plate
    Base removal 7
  15. Lift base panel from locating lugs on left side
    Base removal 5
  16. Un clip from the right side and remove base panel
    Base removal 6
  17. Using the phillips screwdriver remove screws to angled cover plate
    Base removal 8
  18. Using the phillips screwdriver remove further  screws to angled cover plate
    Base removal 9
  19. Remove angled cover plate
    Base removal 10
  20. Using the phillips screwdriver remove retaining screws to plastic bottom
    Base removal 11
  21. Using the phillips screwdriver remove further retaining screws to plastic bottom
    Base removal 12
  22. You can now pull the plastic bottom towards you, do not remove completely. 
    Base removal 13
  23. Pump in position
    Pump in position

  24. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them.
    Pump wires

  25. Using the mole grips release the corbin clip
    Pump removal 1

  26. Using the mole grips remove a further corbin clip and remove pump.
    Pump removal 2.jpg

  27. Take the new pump from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance.
    Pump image.jpg

  28. Fit the new pump to the hose pictured secure with corbin clip.
    Pump removal 2.jpg

  29. Fit the new pump to the hose connecting it to the sump secure with corbin clip
    Pump removal 1

  30. Fit the wires to the new pump
    Pump wires

  31. You can now push the plastic bottom back in and relocate back in appliance. 
    Base removal 13
  32. Using the phillips screwdriver refit  retaining screws to plastic bottom
    Base removal 12
  33. Using the phillips screwdriver refit further retaining screws to plastic bottom
    Base removal 11
  34. Replace angled cover plate
    Base removal 10
  35. Using the phillips screwdriver refit  screws to angled cover plate
    Base removal 9
  36.  Using the phillips screwdriver refit further  screws to angled cover plate
    Base removal 8
  37. Re-clip from the right side and replace base panel.
    Base removal 6
  38. Lift base panel into locating lugs on left side
    Base removal 5
  39. Refit metal cover plate
    Base removal 7
  40. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the screws
    Base removal 4
  41. Using the phillips screwdriver refit the legs
    Base removal 3
  42. Using the phillips screwdriver replace remaining screws
    Base removal 2
  43. Using the phillips screwdriver replace retaining screws to bottom.
    Base removal 1
  44. The appliance can now be stood up
    Base image
  45. Using the phillips screwdriver replace side panels and replace screws.
    Side panel removal
  46. Using the phillips screwdriver replace bottom closure securing with 2 screws
    Front bottom closure
  47. Using the phillips screwdriver replace door panel securing the 2 outer screws 
    Door front removal 2
  48. Using the phillips screwdriver replace inner screws both sides of door
    Door front removal 1
  49. Using the phillips screwdriver replace lid securing with 2 screws 
    Lid removal 
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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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