Bosch Dishwasher Rope/Pulley Kit Installation #00618605

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for installing the rope and pulley kit on Bosch dishwashers, replacing the hinge rope and pulley. The most common reason for replacing the rope or pulley is if either breaks or becomes worn, causing the door to feel heavy and not open or close smoothly.

All of the information in this rope and pulley kit installation video is applicable to the following brands: Bosch, Gaggenau, Thermador, Kenmore

Step By Step Instructions

1
To replace the hinge rope and pulley, you will need to uninstall the dishwasher first.
2
To do this, turn off the power supply to your dishwasher
3
Shut off the water supply valve.
4
Next, remove the screws to release the lower access panel.
5
Disconnect the water supply line from the inlet valve.
6
Be prepared for some water to spill out.
7
Remove the mounting screw to release the junction box cover.
8
Note the orientation of the wires on the terminal block then loosen the screws to release the wires.
9
Remove the screw to detach the wire strain relief bracket.
10
Use a flathead screwdriver to help remove the nut to release the strain relief from the bracket.
11
Next, disconnect the drain hose from the sink or garbage disposer and feed it through the cabinet.
12
Open the dishwasher door and remove the mounting bracket screws.
13
To move the dishwasher, you may need to remove the leveling leg locking screws and adjust the legs to lower the appliance.
14
Now, to avoid damage, very carefully pull the dishwasher away from the cabinet.
15
Unsnap the covers for the hinge rope and set them aside.
16
Next, disconnect the hinge rope hooks from both sides of the door.
17
Uninstall the screws in both the front and rear which secure the dishwasher frame to the base.
18
Pull off the side cover WARINING: Heavy Hazard and carefully tilt the dishwasher back so its rear panel rests on a towel or carpet.
19
Next, detach the rope from each door spring.
20
Slide the base away from tub.
21
Rotate the rope pulley clockwise to remove the pulley and rope from both sides of the base.
22
Install the new hinge rope and pulleys by inserting the rope through the base then position the pulley and rotate counter-clockwise to lock the pulley into place.
23
Repeat for the other hinge rope and pulley.
24
Now attach the ropes to their respective door springs.
25
Slide the base in so it aligns with the tub.
26
Make sure the fill hose is secured in the retaining clip.
27
Now carefully lift the dishwasher to its upright position.
28
Re-align the side cover and replace the insulation blanket.
29
Secure the base to the frame by reinstalling the screws in the front and the rear.
30
Connect the new hinge rope hooks on both sides of the door.
31
Replace the covers.
32
Make sure the end of the drain hose is accessible through the cabinet wall then gently slide the dishwasher back into the cabinet.
33
Adjust the leveling legs if necessary and replace the locking screws.
34
Replace the screws to secure the mounting brackets to the cabinet or countertop.
35
Feed the drain hose through the cabinet and connect it to the sink drain or disposer.
36
Make sure the hose is elevated above the connection point.
37
Insert the wire strain relief through the bracket and secure the nut.
38
Align the bracket with the terminal block and replace the screw.
39
Reattach the wires to their respective terminals and secure them with the screws.
40
Be careful not to over tighten the screws.
41
Replace the junction box cover and secure it with the mounting screw.
42
Reconnect the water supply line to the inlet valve.
43
Replace the lower access panel and secure the screws.
44
You’re now ready to turn the water supply back on as well as the power and confirm that the dishwasher is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for installing the rope and pulley kit on Bosch dishwashers, replacing the hinge rope and pulley. The most common reason for replacing the rope or pulley is if either breaks or becomes worn, causing the door to feel heavy and not open or close smoothly.

All of the information in this rope and pulley kit installation video is applicable to the following brands: Bosch, Gaggenau, Thermador, Kenmore
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
To replace the hinge rope and pulley, you will need to uninstall the dishwasher first.
2
To do this, turn off the power supply to your dishwasher
3
Shut off the water supply valve.
4
Next, remove the screws to release the lower access panel.
5
Disconnect the water supply line from the inlet valve.
6
Be prepared for some water to spill out.
7
Remove the mounting screw to release the junction box cover.
8
Note the orientation of the wires on the terminal block then loosen the screws to release the wires.
9
Remove the screw to detach the wire strain relief bracket.
10
Use a flathead screwdriver to help remove the nut to release the strain relief from the bracket.
11
Next, disconnect the drain hose from the sink or garbage disposer and feed it through the cabinet.
12
Open the dishwasher door and remove the mounting bracket screws.
13
To move the dishwasher, you may need to remove the leveling leg locking screws and adjust the legs to lower the appliance.
14
Now, to avoid damage, very carefully pull the dishwasher away from the cabinet.
15
Unsnap the covers for the hinge rope and set them aside.
16
Next, disconnect the hinge rope hooks from both sides of the door.
17
Uninstall the screws in both the front and rear which secure the dishwasher frame to the base.
18
Pull off the side cover WARINING: Heavy Hazard and carefully tilt the dishwasher back so its rear panel rests on a towel or carpet.
19
Next, detach the rope from each door spring.
20
Slide the base away from tub.
21
Rotate the rope pulley clockwise to remove the pulley and rope from both sides of the base.
22
Install the new hinge rope and pulleys by inserting the rope through the base then position the pulley and rotate counter-clockwise to lock the pulley into place.
23
Repeat for the other hinge rope and pulley.
24
Now attach the ropes to their respective door springs.
25
Slide the base in so it aligns with the tub.
26
Make sure the fill hose is secured in the retaining clip.
27
Now carefully lift the dishwasher to its upright position.
28
Re-align the side cover and replace the insulation blanket.
29
Secure the base to the frame by reinstalling the screws in the front and the rear.
30
Connect the new hinge rope hooks on both sides of the door.
31
Replace the covers.
32
Make sure the end of the drain hose is accessible through the cabinet wall then gently slide the dishwasher back into the cabinet.
33
Adjust the leveling legs if necessary and replace the locking screws.
34
Replace the screws to secure the mounting brackets to the cabinet or countertop.
35
Feed the drain hose through the cabinet and connect it to the sink drain or disposer.
36
Make sure the hose is elevated above the connection point.
37
Insert the wire strain relief through the bracket and secure the nut.
38
Align the bracket with the terminal block and replace the screw.
39
Reattach the wires to their respective terminals and secure them with the screws.
40
Be careful not to over tighten the screws.
41
Replace the junction box cover and secure it with the mounting screw.
42
Reconnect the water supply line to the inlet valve.
43
Replace the lower access panel and secure the screws.
44
You’re now ready to turn the water supply back on as well as the power and confirm that the dishwasher is functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
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Cleaner
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$21.94
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