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Dishwasher Chopper Assembly

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Fix Number: FIX11722146
Manufacturer #: W10083957V
Manufactured by: Whirlpool

Product Description

This part chops up/mince the food particles to prevent from clogging the dishwasher pump. This is a chopper assembly or drain food chopper, and it is designed for your dishwasher. The chopper chops up/minces the food particles in your dishwasher to prevent them from clogging the pump. You may need to replace this part if your dishes are not being cleaned properly, your appliance is particularly noisy, or you are noticing draining problems. The tools you will need to make this repair include a number 20 and a number 15 torque screwdriver, a small flat blade screwdriver, and a pair of needle nose pliers.

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Replacing your Dishwasher Chopper Assembly

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  • Customer:
    scott from ALBANY, OR
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
not get dishes clean anymore
Took apart cleaned out filters, put in new parts, work great now, clean dishes. Thanks for the repair video really helped.
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  • Customer:
    John Michael from Rock Hill, SC
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
Dishwasher was not cleaning well
It was news to me but a dishwasher needs to be cleaned periodically at least once per year. I watched a You tube video to get the basiscs for this dishwasher. The first step is to remove the upper racks. the two plastic end clips on the sling rails must be removed. 2. Remove the lower rack. 3. The third step is the water spinner. This is done by holding the retaining nut with a pair of pliers and rotating the water spinner counterclockwise 4. Remove the water distribution system that conveys water to the upper rack by twisting it approx. 30 degrees clcckwise and lifting the bottom hub over the spinner assemby hub. This system is connected to the back and top of the dishwasher with retaing spring clips . 5 Next, remove the filter in the bottom of the dishwasher by using t20 star bit to remove 4 screws. 6. Use a smaller T bit to rove two scews holdin a flat retaining plate and the cover for the chopper assembly. 7. Remove chopper assem. housing by rpivoting housing up to the right . A screwdriver is needed. Clean all parts including dissassembly of the filter, the upper water distribution system etc. If you clean well and put it all back together, your dishwasher will clean again.
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  • Customer:
    susan from livermore, CA
  • Parts Used:
    W10083957V, WP8535086, 8193983
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    More than 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
Not cleaning well, especially the upper rack.
Based on troubleshooting guidance from this site, ordered 3 parts: middle and top spray arms, and a chopper. Removed upper rack and flipped it over to get to the middle spray arm. Removed a single screw to remove the spray arm an replace. Noticed a small hole in the manifold that supplies water to the middle spray arm. (Will need replacing soon.) That was the easy part. We have very hard municiple water that has left a lot of mineral deposits, even with regular use of cleaning tablets. So, the upper sprayer also needed to be replaced: it was not spinning freely. This required removing the feed tube for the top sprayer enough to pop the sprayer off. (There is a video describing how to do this.) Because the chopper was also being replaced the whole sprayer feed tube needed to be removed. Between the videos and the part diagrams I was able to get down to the chopper protector, but removing the screw did not "free up" the protector. The minerals from the hard water nearly "welded" it in place. Was finally able to carefully pry it up from the screw tab with a paint can opener. The chopper had come apart and the chopper's screen was almost completely clogged with gunk. Replaced the chopper and reassembled. Also, all through the whole repair process I did a lot of scraping and soaking with white vinegar to get a lot of the mineral deposits off areas exposed during the repair, though not neArly all deposit. The site was a great help. Thanks to all who contributed.
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  • Customer:
    George from Croton on Hudson, NY
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
Top tray not clean-spotty residue on dishes and glasses
The discharge hose was replaced, the original was loaded with residue but not blocked. Next I checked the possible parts to cause the problem-ordered and replaced. I did use a device, small wooden shim to assist installing the chopper. It was used to depress the spring during the installation.
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  • Customer:
    Corrine from Wildwood, FL
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10705575, W10083957V
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Top arm not spinning leaving dishes dirty
We've had several warranty calls on this machine in the first year ... about 4-5 total. They did several small things before they changed the "motor" 6 months ago. This time the repair was out of warranty. The serviceman said it must be the intake pump motor this time. He said the repair would be over $400. My husband and I decided that we would pull the entire motor unit, because neither of us could see how they changed the motor 6 months ago without pulling the machine out from the wall. That is when it hit us that they must've just changed out the intake pump motor and not the motor itself the time before. When my husband handed me the motor to clean, I heard some metal clinking around inside it. I opened it up and found the chopper assembly in pieces. No wonder the top sprayer wasn't spinning and the dishes weren't getting clean. The actual job would've taken about half the time that it did, because the part could've easily been replaced without pulling the unit out. We changed the soil sensor/thermistor assembly just because we figured it couldn't hurt to change it too.
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  • Customer:
    Kamran from LOS ANGELES, CA
  • Parts Used:
    W10083957V
  • Difficulty Level:
    Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    More than 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
Dishwasher would not clean the dishes
I could not repair the dishwasher, I changed the Chopper, the Latch, and another part recommended by the website. I have decided to buy a new washer. If your washer is over 5 years old, it is not worth the time and effort to fix it. By the way, it takes 7 to 10 days for the parts to arrive. It took a month for me to figure out that I could not fix it. Good luck.
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  • Customer:
    Jennifer from Wilmington, NC
  • Parts Used:
    W10083957V
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
Top shelf not cleaning properly
Followed the online video. Was very easy, took less than an hour, with no help from my husband. Saved alot of money doing it myself.
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  • Customer:
    Carl from Quincy, MA
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10757217, W10083957V
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
Big noise when the dishwasher started
First checked the chopper Assembly - looked ok. Put back together. This was not hard to do. Once I made the decision to attempt replacing the pump I was a bit daunted about pulling the dishwasher out but is was very straight forward. Watched lots of youtube videos which were great background.Disconnected the inlet water supply with an adjustable wrench, the outlet with some pliers to release the tension grip. Unplugged the power and let the lead pull out so I did not have to disconnect the electrics. Next removed the one bolt on the pump and replaced it. It was a bit tricky to wiggle out the old pump. Put back together and it worked.
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  • Customer:
    Ryan from annville, PA
  • Parts Used:
    W10083957V
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers
The chopper part/gear that engages the motor drive stripped causing a food clog and no water flow resulting in dirty dishes
Remove all racks and the bottome spinning sprayer. The sprayer comes off using pliers on the tab in the middle of the rotating sprayer arms it spins off clockwise I believe And drops out of the bottom of the sprayer assembly remove the plastic top/back/bottom spray assembly by popping it from the rear and top metal clips. Then tilt forwards to clear the clips and rotate the entire c shaped spray assembly clockwise approx 45 degrees until it disengages from the bottoms strainer assembly tabs. Next remove four torx/start bits from the strainer and gently pry it upwards while wiggling. The next step can be tricky if funky water is left in the bottom so it is best to try and soak the water up to see the next torx screw on the left of the grinder strainer. This strainer then tilts up from the left towards the right on a hinge like tab. The grinder assembly should then tilt forwards and lift out easily. Be careful to properly seat the new grinder into the groove at the bottom of the grinder Inlet and make sure it is free of debris. Use a needle nose pliers to hold the spring/gear outwards towards the grinder plate in order to em guage the gears easier. Assembly is the reverse of the steps then with care taken not to strip and plastic screw holes.
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  • Customer:
    Peter from Cary, NC
  • Parts Used:
    W10083957V
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Replace the chopper
First install did not work ...best advice ...query part number and installation on You Tube ...there is an excellent video . Follow this and you will be fine. ......2nd install ...10 minutes
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