Door Latch Handle Broke in half and would not latch.

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher

ModelMDB6650AWW

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Merton From Littleton, CO

Nov 29, 2008

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

Actually, I did two repairs:
1) Ordered SUB 12002218 (Front Bowl Tine with Sleeves), part #9. Received it in the mail and made the repair in about five minutes. Then the next day the handle broke, which is repair 2.
2)Unscrewed all screws around the stainless doors (10 screws), then gently pulled up on the stainless plate at the point of the door latch. Pulled the old latch out, placed the new one in, then replaced the stainless cover and screws and it works good as new. These two repairs saved hundreds of dollars in repair costs by repair people.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch Handle - white (Now subbed to Door Latch Handle)

Part Number: PS2100168

$30.91
In Stock