Door counterbalance cable broken

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Lawrence From Tucson, AZ

Jul 11, 2009

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Remove two screws on retainer clips holding dishwasher to counter and pulled out dishwasher. Slide new nylon cord mounting clip into slot where old part is located, rethread the cord around pulleys and attach end to spring. Need pliers to pull and stretch spring. This was the hardest part of the job but not very difficult. Push dishwasher back into counter and replace the two screws into the hold down clips under counter top. Whole job took 20 minutes.

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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

In Stock