Frigidaire Dishwasher Blower Vent Assembly Replacement (part 154861101)

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the blower vent assembly on Frigidaire dishwasher model #FGID2466QF7A. The most common reason for replacing the blower vent assembly is when the dishwasher is not drying the dishes

All of the information for this blower vent assembly replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Frigidaire & Electrolux

Tools needed: Quarter-inch socket, Phillips-head screwdriver, Channel-lock pliers, T-20 Torx bit, flathead screwdriver, & a small flathead screwdriver.

Step By Step Instructions

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Frigidaire Dishwasher - Model FGID2466QF7A
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Dishwasher Blower Vent Assembly Replacement
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Tools & Assistance Needed
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"You will need a quarter-inch socket or a phillips-head screwdriver, channel-lock pliers, a quarter-inch socket or a T-20 Torx bit, a weight and a small flat-head screwdriver for this procedure, and you may need assistance."
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"To replace the blower vent assembly in your dishwasher, you will need to fully uninstall the appliance."
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Be sure to turn off the power to the appliance.
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Shut off the water supply valve.
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"Using a quarter-inch socket or a phillips-head screwdriver, unthread the two mounting screws securing the lower access panels."
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Set the panels aside.
10
Use channel-lock pliers to unthread the water supply line elbow fitting from the inlet valve - be prepared for some water to spill.
11
Use a quarter-inch socket or a T-20 Torx bit to unthread the screw to release the junction box cover.
12
"Note the orientation of the power wires, then untwist the wire nuts to disconnect the wires."
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Unthread the screw to release the grounding wire.
14
Unthread the strain relief nut and detach the strain relief and power wires from the junction box.
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Disconnect the drain hose from the sink drain or garbage disposer and feed it through the cabinet.
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"Unthread the mounting screws securing the dishwasher to the countertop, cabinet, or floor."
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"To move the dishwasher, you may need to adjust the legs to lower the appliance."
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Gently pull the dishwasher away from the cabinet.
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Place a weight on top of the dishwasher to stabilize it.
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"Open the door, pull the upper dishrack out, then use a small flat-head screwdriver to release the bottom tabs of both front stop clips then fully remove the clips."
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Slide out the rack.
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Rotate the blower vent assembly retaining nut counter-clockwise to release.
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"Detach the wire connecter cover, then disconnect the wire connecter to fully remove the old assembly."
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Install the new blower vent assembly by first connecting the wire connecter.
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"Snap on the cover, then align the assembly on the top of the dishwasher."
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Thread the retaining nut clockwise to secure.
27
Reinstall the upper dishrack by aligning the rollers on the slide rails then slide the rack in.
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Reinstall the front stop clips by inserting them through the holes in the slide rails then squeeze to lock each clip into place.
29
Remove the weight.
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"Confirm that the end of the drain hose is accessible through the cabinet wall, then gently slide the dishwasher back into the cabinet."
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Adjust the leveling legs if necessary.
32
"Rethread the screws to secure the appliance to the countertop, cabinet, or floor."
33
Feed the drain hose through the cabinet and connect it to the sink drain or disposer.
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Make sure the hose is elevated above the connection point.
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"Fully position the wires and strain relief in the junction box, then thread and tighten the strain relief nut."
36
Secure the grounding wire with the screw.
37
Join the black wires together and the white wires together and secure them with the wire nuts.
38
"With the wires positioned inside the junction box, realign the cover and rethread the screw to secure."
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Reconnect the water supply line fitting to the inlet valve.
40
Realign the two access panels then thread the screws to secure.
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Turn the water supply back on as well as the power.
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Congrats! Your dishwasher is ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the blower vent assembly on Frigidaire dishwasher model #FGID2466QF7A. The most common reason for replacing the blower vent assembly is when the dishwasher is not drying the dishes

All of the information for this blower vent assembly replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Frigidaire & Electrolux

Tools needed: Quarter-inch socket, Phillips-head screwdriver, Channel-lock pliers, T-20 Torx bit, flathead screwdriver, & a small flathead screwdriver.
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Frigidaire Dishwasher - Model FGID2466QF7A
2
Dishwasher Blower Vent Assembly Replacement
3
Tools & Assistance Needed
4
"You will need a quarter-inch socket or a phillips-head screwdriver, channel-lock pliers, a quarter-inch socket or a T-20 Torx bit, a weight and a small flat-head screwdriver for this procedure, and you may need assistance."
5
"To replace the blower vent assembly in your dishwasher, you will need to fully uninstall the appliance."
6
Be sure to turn off the power to the appliance.
7
Shut off the water supply valve.
8
"Using a quarter-inch socket or a phillips-head screwdriver, unthread the two mounting screws securing the lower access panels."
9
Set the panels aside.
10
Use channel-lock pliers to unthread the water supply line elbow fitting from the inlet valve - be prepared for some water to spill.
11
Use a quarter-inch socket or a T-20 Torx bit to unthread the screw to release the junction box cover.
12
"Note the orientation of the power wires, then untwist the wire nuts to disconnect the wires."
13
Unthread the screw to release the grounding wire.
14
Unthread the strain relief nut and detach the strain relief and power wires from the junction box.
15
Disconnect the drain hose from the sink drain or garbage disposer and feed it through the cabinet.
16
"Unthread the mounting screws securing the dishwasher to the countertop, cabinet, or floor."
17
"To move the dishwasher, you may need to adjust the legs to lower the appliance."
18
Gently pull the dishwasher away from the cabinet.
19
Place a weight on top of the dishwasher to stabilize it.
20
"Open the door, pull the upper dishrack out, then use a small flat-head screwdriver to release the bottom tabs of both front stop clips then fully remove the clips."
21
Slide out the rack.
22
Rotate the blower vent assembly retaining nut counter-clockwise to release.
23
"Detach the wire connecter cover, then disconnect the wire connecter to fully remove the old assembly."
24
Install the new blower vent assembly by first connecting the wire connecter.
25
"Snap on the cover, then align the assembly on the top of the dishwasher."
26
Thread the retaining nut clockwise to secure.
27
Reinstall the upper dishrack by aligning the rollers on the slide rails then slide the rack in.
28
Reinstall the front stop clips by inserting them through the holes in the slide rails then squeeze to lock each clip into place.
29
Remove the weight.
30
"Confirm that the end of the drain hose is accessible through the cabinet wall, then gently slide the dishwasher back into the cabinet."
31
Adjust the leveling legs if necessary.
32
"Rethread the screws to secure the appliance to the countertop, cabinet, or floor."
33
Feed the drain hose through the cabinet and connect it to the sink drain or disposer.
34
Make sure the hose is elevated above the connection point.
35
"Fully position the wires and strain relief in the junction box, then thread and tighten the strain relief nut."
36
Secure the grounding wire with the screw.
37
Join the black wires together and the white wires together and secure them with the wire nuts.
38
"With the wires positioned inside the junction box, realign the cover and rethread the screw to secure."
39
Reconnect the water supply line fitting to the inlet valve.
40
Realign the two access panels then thread the screws to secure.
41
Turn the water supply back on as well as the power.
42
Congrats! Your dishwasher is ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Dishwasher
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Cleaner
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