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Kitchenaid KDS-19 portable
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Post# 1065494   4/1/2020 at 16:54 (1,512 days old) by bobbyderegis (Boston)        

Hello folks,

Decided to pull out the KDS-19 portable dishwasher and change the impeller seal. I got the Hobart seal kit with the larger drain impeller. Any thoughts if this larger impeller will place too much pressure on the hoses or drain solenoid? Last thing I want is a burst hose. Should I stick with the FSP smaller diameter impeller?

Bobby in Boston





Post# 1065514 , Reply# 1   4/1/2020 at 18:11 (1,512 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
KA DW Drain Impellers For KD18-20 DWs

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They are all the same diameter, if it was bigger it will not fit in the pump housing, if it has larger fins it might pump out a little faster, post a picture and we can compare.

John L.


Post# 1065617 , Reply# 2   4/2/2020 at 13:20 (1,512 days old) by bobbyderegis (Boston)        
Pics of impellers

Hi John, see the difference? The FSP part is the small black impeller. The Hobart is the larger brown. I just want to be sure the Hobart impeller wont kick up too much pressure and damage the hose or solenoid. Also, the Hobart has a metal contact with the graphite seal, the FSP is nylon. Not sure if that makes a difference either.

Bobby in Boston


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Post# 1065664 , Reply# 3   4/2/2020 at 18:59 (1,511 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
Drain impellers For A KD18-20 KA DW

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If this larger impeller fits it will NOT create too much water pressure, I am not sure it will fit in the drain housing,

 

Steve the man that works for Hobart would know.

 

The white part of the original drain impeller is ceramic not nylon-plastic, both types of seal will wear very well.

 

John L.



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