How to change the Sump on an Indesit Dishwasher

  1. Dishwasher
    How to change the Sump on an Indesit Dishwasher
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools required:Phillips Screwdriver & a socket for jubilee clips
    Phillips screwdriver & jubilee socket
  4. A pair of pliers
    Pliers
  5. Indesit DI620 Integrated Dishwasher
    D1620 Door Image
  6. Lay the appliance on its side to expose the base
    DI620 Base 1a
  7. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2

  8.  Remove further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  9.  Carefully pull the base out a small amount
    DI620 Base 4
  10. Locate the overflow unit on the inside of the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  11. Make a note of the wires and remove them, now remove the base
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  12. Locate the drain pump & remove the retaining screw
    DI620 Drain Pump 1
  13. Release the corbin clip retaining the drain hose
    DI620 Drain Pump 2
  14. Corbin clip released
    DI620 Drain Pump 3
  15. Remove the drain hose from the drain pump
    DI620 Drain Pump 4
  16. Grip the drain pump
    DI620 Drain Pump 5
  17. Twist the drain pump a small amount to remove it
    DI620 Drain Pump 6
  18. Remove the drain pump from the sump
    DI620 Drain Pump 7
  19. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful)  and remove them
    DI620 Drain Pump 8
  20. Wires removed from drain pump which can be set aside for refitting
    DI620 Drain Pump 9
  21. Drain pump removed
    DI620 Sump 6
  22. Release the jubilee clip from the sump to pump hose
    DI620 Sump 6a
  23. From inside the appliance twist and release the sump fixing ring
    DI620 Sump 7
  24. Remove the sump fixing ring
    DI620 Sump 8
  25. Locate the pressure switch hose on the sump and remove it
    DI620 Sump 10
  26.  Pressure switch hose removed
    DI620 Sump 11
  27. Remove the sump from the sump to pump hose
    DI620 Sump 6b
  28. Remove the sump
    DI620 Sump 9
  29. Locate the hose to the water softener and release the corbin clip
    DI620 Sump 12
  30. Remove the hose to the water softener
    DI620 Sump 13
  31. Sump removed from appliance
    DI620 Sump Removed
  32. Take the new sump from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    DI620 Sump Image
  33. Fit the hose from the water softener to the new sump
    DI620 Sump 13
  34. Refit the corbin clip
    DI620 Sump 12
  35. Fit the hose from the pressure switch to the new sump
    DI620 Sump 11
  36. Hose in place
    DI620 Sump 10
  37. Fit the new sump onto the sump to pump hose
    DI620 Sump 6b
  38. Position the new sump in place and attach the sump fixing ring
    DI620 Sump 8
  39. Twist the sump fixing ring to lock in position
    DI620 Sump 7
  40. Tighten the jubilee clip to the sump to pump hose
    DI620 Sump 6a
  41. Sump in position
    DI620 Sump 6
  42. Fit the wires to the drain pump
    DI620 Drain Pump 8
  43. Fit the new pump to the new sump
    DI620 Drain Pump 7
  44. Push the drain pump onto the new sump & twist into position
    DI620 Drain Pump 6
  45. Drain pump in position
    DI620 Drain Pump 5
  46. Fit the drain hose onto the drain pump
    DI620 Drain Pump 4
  47. Using the pliers refit the corbin clip to hold the drain hose in place
    DI620 Drain Pump 2
  48. Replace the drain pump retaining screw
    DI620 Drain Pump 1
  49. Replace the wires to the micro switch 
    DI620 Overflow Container 2
  50. Wires attached
    DI620 Overflow Container 1
  51. Replace the base
    DI620 Base 4
  52. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 3
  53. Replace further base retaining screws
    DI620 Base 2
  54. Now stand the appliance upright
    DI620 Base 1a
  55. 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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