How to Repair a Dishwasher

Get solutions to common dishwasher problems.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Bucket
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Knee pads
  • Rags
  • Slip joint pliers

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Rubber gloves
  • Old toothbrush
  • Sponge
  • Detergent