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Cabrio Washer Drain Pump

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I hav replaced 2 drain pumps in as many weeks.  The OEM pump comes with a shield with the warning of fire danger if not used.   The original pumps do not have a shield & the kicker is they do not make sense in how to install.  There are no instruction sheet or diagram how they are configured to install.

 

Someone can tell me how or where they are suppose to go or am I being ate up with a case of the dumb-arse.

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they go between tub and pump, if u talkin about cardboard shield, I don't use them I throw them away,waste of time

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Gonna whisper this:  I throw them away too.  

 

Whistle ... move along folks.  Nothing to see here.  lol.

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I toss em too. The wedge in between the tub and the pump to keep any splash water, or leak water off of the motor windings, and connecter

Unnecessary part. Toss it

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i toss those effn things too..i mean really, the hose clamps on that bitch are hard enuff to deal with... :banghead:

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Sorry I kept them.   Need them to add to my collection of useless stuff. :tongue:

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I would toss the machine   just kidding   :woot: ---the first and last time I re installed it------ was  when the customer was looking over my shoulder   :thumbsup:

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I toss em too. Thought I was the only one. lol

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I mean really...we're all replacing these pumps for failure...how many you seen them go bad because they got wet?

Edited by KurtiusInterupptus

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zero ---all the pumps I've replaced were due to coins or some other hard objects :woot:

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I actual replaced the 1st pump cause it was leaking at the pump housing.   I mean leaking, water would come flowing out from under the machine.   That POS shield would not protect the pump windings.

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I'm pretty sure that shield is a CSA / UL safety requirement.  If (and more importantly, if it were possible) for water to get on the connections, it could short out.  I think that is what they are trying to cover their asses for ... It's one of the more redundant 'safety' devices on dishwasher especially considering it is the control boards that burn on these, not the drain pump.  Anybody ever seen a burn out due to leak on one of these?  Not me, and I did 10 - 12 Whirlpools a day for 9 yrs.

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Never seen one burn up from water damage.

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