Plastic Handle broke (again!)

ApplianceAmana Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Ronee From Coweta, OK

Apr 15, 2009

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

First I made sure the breaker for the appliance was turned off!

I only had to unscrew all the screws from the inside door.

Next I used pliers to pry the old Latch Assembly (it is all pig tailed so only to plugs to undo).

Next, I snapped the new Latch Assembly into the two sockets.

Screws were replaced and wa la!

Turned breaker on and tested. Easy as pie. Took about 10 minutes from collecting the tools, fixing the problem, and replacing all the tools.

I actually had my 14 year old daughter do it so that she could learn how to make small repairs. This would have easily cost approximately $150 for a repairman to come and fix.

Then we went to the garage and unstuck the valve on the carberator to our '75 Chevy! (it was cold).

Not bad for a couple of girls!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch Assembly Only - NO Handle (Now subbed to Door Latch with Switches - NO Handle)

Part Number: PS2367344

In Stock