Door would not lock, stopping the wash cycle

ApplianceMaytag Washer

ModelMLG2000

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

James From Scotts Valley, CA

Sep 22, 2009

12 out of 24 people found this instruction helpful

Wax motor was operational but door would not always lock. Rebuilt the latch mechanism with new parts including all three switches. Latch now makes an audible click when it engages, like it did when new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Lock/Spin Enable Switch

Part Number: PS2020103

$15.73
In Stock

Door Hoop Ramp

Part Number: PS2020801

$20.49
In Stock

BRACKET

Part Number: PS2020812

$51.02
In Stock

Sliding Gear Latch

Part Number: PS2021259

$4.46
In Stock

Rotating Gear Latch

Part Number: PS2021260

$3.96
In Stock

Latch Axle

Part Number: PS2021262

$4.46
In Stock

Latch Axle Spring

Part Number: PS2021265

$4.36
In Stock