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How do I reinstall the pump seal?
I have old KitchenAid KDS-16 dishwasher. The drain impeller failed and I purchased a new kit. Disassembled the pump. Installed the new pump seal but it does not hold water.
You may have tilted the seal when installing so take it apart again and make sure it is all the way down in its bed and it streight to the shaft . and looks centered then reinstall all other parts and try again .. mm hope this helps . mmfeed back pls ..
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