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Re: [Shop-talk] Dishwasher motor (was Epoxy recommendation)

To: Jim Franklin <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Dishwasher motor (was Epoxy recommendation)
From: Donald H Locker <>
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2009 20:23:02 -0500
I think you'll have to do the experiment and let us all know.


Jim Franklin wrote:
> I JB Welded the plasitc sheath onto the motor shaft and that's when I 
> discovered the hairline crack running down the length of the sheath. But 
> it held well. However in the process of all that the 2 shouldered rubber 
> grommet/washer things fell off and I can't figure out how they go back 
> on. Each orientation leaks. So I bought a new motor from 
>, because they had a page on the problem and fix of my 
> particular DW.
> The old motor is 3 amps and about the size of an econobox starter. What 
> arrived is a generic, one size fits all motor that clips into a sump 
> that replaces my DW's sump. The motor is .65 amps and weighs about 3 oz. 
> It doesn't feel like there's any metal in it at all. Should I even 
> bother putting it in? I looks like it'd have trouble powering a goldfish 
> tank. Are looks deceiving, and a motor that draws 1/6 the power can 
> really do the job?
> thanks,
> jim_______________________________________________
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