Understanding Dishwasher Parts
Get familiar with your dishwasher’s parts and what they do.
Check your owner’s manual for model-specific information.
1. Heating Element
Heats the water for washing and the air for drying
Dispenses detergent and rinse aid at the optimal time during the cycle
5. Spray Arms
Rotate as they blast water throughout the tub
6. Door Latch
INSIDE THE TUB
Dishrack & accessories
Spray arms & support
Overfill protection float
Circulation pump & motor
Water inlet valve
Hose, tube & fitting
Duct & venting
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