How to change the on/off switch on a dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change the on/off switch on a dishwasher
  2. Safety first remove plug from mains socket.
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a Phillips screwdriver
    interlock-tools-required
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the inner screws of the door panel
    Door front removal 1
  5. Remove the outer screws of the door panel and remove the lower door panel
    Door front removal 2
  6. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the screws to the upper door panel
    Top panel removal 1
  7. Remove further screws to the upper door panel
    Top panel removal 2
  8. Remove upper door panel
    Top panel removal 3
  9. Make a note of the wires (A photograph is useful) and remove them.
    On off switch wires attached
  10. Wires removed
    On off switch wires detached
  11. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the retaining screws.
    On off switch removal 1
  12. Pull the switch away from the upper door panel.
    On off switch removal 2 
  13. Take the new switch from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance.
    On off switch image 2
  14. Fit the new switch into the upper door panel.
    On off switch removal 2
  15. Using the phillips screwdriver fix the new switch with the retaining screws.
    On off switch removal 1
  16. Now replace the wires
    On off switch wires detached
  17.  Wires attached.
    On off switch wires attached
  18. Replace the upper door panel to door
    Top panel removal 3
  19. Replace the screws to the upper door panel
    Top panel removal 2
  20. Replace further screws
    Top panel removal 1 
  21. Refit the lower door panel and replace the outer screws
    Door front removal 2
  22. Replace the inner screws to the lower door panel.
    Door front removal 1
    See the full range of dishwasher switches here.

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.

Comments

Trustpilot Badge
Loading...