Broken link-caused door to drop down

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

gary From morris plains, NJ

Oct 21, 2008

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

The hardest part was pulling the unit out. Ours required the electric to be disconnected. First turn off breaker, then disconnect electric, then remove the 2 screws in the sides that keep it in place (located on top for non-stone counter). Slide unit out. Next remove the spring and connect the loop from the link to the spring. The other end of the spring goes in the hole next to the rear leg. Pull the string so there is enough slack to loop the spring aroung both pulleys and then slide the end over the hook on the bottom of the door. Use the other side as a guide. Slide unit back, hook up electric, replace mounting screws. Turn on breaker.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Cable Link (Now subbed to Door Balance Link Kit)

Part Number: PS972325

$20.15
In Stock