Inspect the toe kick plate on the bottom of the dishwasher for screws. If there are no screws visible, skip to Step 4.
Remove the toe kick plate screws with a Phillips-head screwdriver or Torx #20 screwdriver.
Slide the toe kick plate away from the dishwasher. You may need to lift the top slightly to unhook it from the dishwasher body.
Locate the access panel just above the toe plate. Use a socket wrench to remove the two bolts on the top of the access panel.
Note that on some dishwasher models there may be screws to remove instead.
Lift off the access panel. Remove the toe plate screws now visible and lift up the toe plate slightly and pull it away from the dishwasher.
On some models there may be no screws; simply lift up the toe plate and pull it away from the dishwasher.
Things You Will Need
- Small socket wrench
- Phillips-head screwdriver or Torx #20 screwdriver
- On dishwashers with a separate kick plate and toe plate, unscrew and remove the kick plate first followed by the adjustable toe plate.