The seals were deteriorated at the lower part of the door and allowed leaks. The door latch broke out twice, so replaced whole handle mechanism this time.

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools

Mitchel From Camden, SC

Dec 05, 2009

3 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

The repair is simple open the door and remove the perimeter screws and lift the door panel up. Be careful of attached wires. The handle only requires that you remove two electrical connectors and reconnect to the new latch handle and realign it with the screw holes in the door panel. The seals are not as easy to change they are attached with spring clips that I had to snipe through to get the old seals off. The new seals did not come with new spring clips, so I flattened the clips and reused them, they did not hold as tight, but seemed to work. Then just reinstall the panel.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Bottom Door Seal

Part Number: PS2099941

$18.41
In Stock

Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches

Part Number: PS2180046

$26.31
In Stock