I'm dismantling and replacing my LG dishwasher sump assembly and I've come across a part on the new one that's located on the opposite side of where it's located on my current (broken) one. As a result, I can't attach the power cable to it. I'm going to try to get an extension for the cable, but, A: is this a bad idea in terms of power supply, and B: what the heck is the name of this part, and what is its purpose? It's located here:
Last question: if it's a bad idea to get an extension for this power cable, what are my other options? I cannot seem to find a sump assembly that matches the broken one, though this new one is nearly identical save for the location of this part.