LG dishwasher - built in mounting clips snapped off


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Old 10-11-18, 01:17 PM
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LG dishwasher - built in mounting clips snapped off

LG dishwasher model# LDF7551ST

there is a hole in either side of the frame where a screw holds the dishwasher tub to the counter. Screw goes through a metal clip, which eventually snapped off on both sides, and dishwasher now tips forward whenever the lower drawer is pulled out. They sell some kind of clip on their website that looks like it would clip in to the tub frame allowing it to be secured with a screw. Does anyone know if this clip would have come with the dishwasher? I see from the owners manual there is another clip that would secure the top of the frame to the counter top, but we have granite counters and chose not to drill into the granite. Is there a quick fix to secure to cabinets or am I better off purchasing the bracket they are selling?

Dishwasher was installed by HD in 2013.
 
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Old 10-11-18, 02:31 PM
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On most dishwashers the top clip moves to the side when side mounting.Here is a blow up of dishwasher
https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/ldf7551st/3204/0130000.html?searchType=modelSearch&q=LDF7551ST&searchTerm=LDF7551ST
E005 is clip under tub
I have put a screw with a large head to hold them in but you have to careful not to bend anything or let door hit it.
 
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Old 10-11-18, 04:18 PM
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but we have granite counters and chose not to drill into the granite.
This is standard method of securing the DW regardless of the counter top make-up. Drilling the underside of the granite and using plastic anchors is all that is needed. It's done all the time.

Pics with door closed
(Wife won't let me open DW while it's running)
 
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I tried to attach a pic, but having trouble.

The top clips were never used. there was a built in clip on the side, that broke off. there is a plug covering the hole on the inside of dishwasher tub, to access the clip. the screw went through the clip and into the cabinet. I'm thinking the tub may have been moving slightly which caused the clip to break off
 
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Old 10-12-18, 10:53 AM
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How to insert pictures
How to insert pictures.
 
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side mounting LG dishwasher LDF7551ST

The mounting clips broke off of our LG dishwasher, too. Originally, our builder tried to mount our original dishwasher to our granite countertop by using plastic anchors. It may be done all the time, as norm201 stated, but the screws eventually pull out and your dishwasher is no longer anchored. Our second dishwasher is an LG. It was side-mounted into the cabinets and stayed put for a while until the mounting clips failed. Has anyone successfully used a bracket to side mount their LG dishwasher to the cabinets, please respond with which anchor you used. Thanks so much.
 
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Just 2 weeks ago I found a screw and washer and secured the unit to the side cabinets, just couldnít put the little plastic plugs back on. Hopefully this will hold.
 
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Old 02-18-20, 02:27 PM
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Found the new brackets at Amazon. Several different prices from 36$ to 6$ here is the link.
https://www.amazon.com/5001DD4001B-L.../dp/B011P1N5VS
 
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The clips linked to show $36. That is not a correct price or if it is..... it's not realistic.
 
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Broken dishwasher mounting tabs

My LG dishwasher tabs broke off as well. I was able to find some stainless steel security screws with built in flush washers that did the trick. I had to cover it with silicone since the rubber plugs could not be reused.
 
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Old 09-30-23, 05:55 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Good job. Thanks for the information.
 
 

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