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Hello,

I'm trying to remove the dishwasher from the kitchen in my townhouse
and am not sure how to go about it. First of all, when you open the
dishwasher up, there are two screws on the inside top that screw the
top front of the dishwaser to the kitchen counter. Removing these two
screws loosens the dishwasher quite a bit, and I can "wiggle" it out
about 1/3 of the way from the counter, but it appears that there is
something "catching" it to prevent it from coming out all the way.
When I look to the left side I see a clear "hose" that gets "tight"
right about the time I can no longer pull the dishwasher out any
further, so this is probably a water in or out hose that is preventing
the dishwasher from coming out all the way (unless there are some
other catches as well). I don't seem to have enough room to access
the connection points to this hose, so I'm wondering how they
installed the dishwasher in the first place. Could it be that they
put the dishwasher in place before they built the kitchen counter?
Don't tell me that I'm going to need to take my whole kitchen counter
apart in order to replace this dishwasher?

Any suggestions on how to proceed?

Thanks


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On Feb 3, 2:18 pm, wrote:
Hello,

I'm trying to remove the dishwasher from the kitchen in my townhouse
and am not sure how to go about it. First of all, when you open the
dishwasher up, there are two screws on the inside top that screw the
top front of the dishwaser to the kitchen counter. Removing these two
screws loosens the dishwasher quite a bit, and I can "wiggle" it out
about 1/3 of the way from the counter, but it appears that there is
something "catching" it to prevent it from coming out all the way.
When I look to the left side I see a clear "hose" that gets "tight"
right about the time I can no longer pull the dishwasher out any
further, so this is probably a water in or out hose that is preventing
the dishwasher from coming out all the way (unless there are some
other catches as well). I don't seem to have enough room to access
the connection points to this hose, so I'm wondering how they
installed the dishwasher in the first place. Could it be that they
put the dishwasher in place before they built the kitchen counter?
Don't tell me that I'm going to need to take my whole kitchen counter
apart in order to replace this dishwasher?

Any suggestions on how to proceed?

Thanks



The water supply hose and the drain hose are usually attached under
the kitchen sink. You can disconnect them there.
There is also an electrical cable hardwired into the dishwasher, but
that should have suffircient slack.
Look at the bottom of the dishwasher and see if the legs are getting
hung up. The bottom panel can usually be removed. The legs can be
shortened by turning them

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If you havn't done so you should remove the front pannel on the bottom
front. You should be able to disconnect the hoses and elec from under the
dishwasher.

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Hello,

I'm trying to remove the dishwasher from the kitchen in my townhouse
and am not sure how to go about it. First of all, when you open the
dishwasher up, there are two screws on the inside top that screw the
top front of the dishwaser to the kitchen counter. Removing these two
screws loosens the dishwasher quite a bit, and I can "wiggle" it out
about 1/3 of the way from the counter, but it appears that there is
something "catching" it to prevent it from coming out all the way.
When I look to the left side I see a clear "hose" that gets "tight"
right about the time I can no longer pull the dishwasher out any
further, so this is probably a water in or out hose that is preventing
the dishwasher from coming out all the way (unless there are some
other catches as well). I don't seem to have enough room to access
the connection points to this hose, so I'm wondering how they
installed the dishwasher in the first place. Could it be that they
put the dishwasher in place before they built the kitchen counter?
Don't tell me that I'm going to need to take my whole kitchen counter
apart in order to replace this dishwasher?

Any suggestions on how to proceed?

Thanks




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BE CERTAIN TO TURN OFF WATER AND ELECTRIC BEFORE PROCEEDING.

SHOCK AND FLOOD HAZARDS EXIST!

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In article hh6xh.2438$MH2.1993@trnddc03, "Cliff Hartle" wrote:
If you havn't done so you should remove the front pannel on the bottom
front. You should be able to disconnect the hoses and elec from under the
dishwasher.


Shut off the water and the power first.

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On Feb 3, 11:18 am, wrote:
Hello,

I'm trying to remove the dishwasher from the kitchen in my townhouse
and am not sure how to go about it. First of all, when you open the
dishwasher up, there are two screws on the inside top that screw the
top front of the dishwaser to the kitchen counter. Removing these two
screws loosens the dishwasher quite a bit, and I can "wiggle" it out
about 1/3 of the way from the counter, but it appears that there is
something "catching" it to prevent it from coming out all the way.
When I look to the left side I see a clear "hose" that gets "tight"
right about the time I can no longer pull the dishwasher out any
further, so this is probably a water in or out hose that is preventing
the dishwasher from coming out all the way (unless there are some
other catches as well). I don't seem to have enough room to access
the connection points to this hose, so I'm wondering how they
installed the dishwasher in the first place. Could it be that they
put the dishwasher in place before they built the kitchen counter?
Don't tell me that I'm going to need to take my whole kitchen counter
apart in order to replace this dishwasher?

Any suggestions on how to proceed?

Thanks


I am on my 3rd (or is it the 4th) DW. Every one of them had the
connections access through the bottom panel. You have to examine it
as the screws holding it on can be a various spots. Once off you
should have plent of room to disconnect both the hoses and the
electrical wires.

Harry K

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