Latch handle broke off.

ApplianceKenmore Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers
Socket set

Jason From St. Clair Shores, MI

Dec 22, 2009

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Well, once again my wife found another way to destroy a household appliance. I get a crossed and angry "the dishwasher broke!" Of course, it was my fault!

So, she wanted to get a brand new dishwasher because the handle broke. Instead, I went on Partselect.com, bought the part and it was shipped in a few days.

I took the facing off the dishwasher with a screw driver. Used a torque bit to take out the latch assembly, and replaced the latch. I kept the seal in because I dont see any leaking, but I stowed the new seal away as a "Just in case". About an hour later, works perfect without a problem.

So, instead of spending 300 on a new dishwasher, I spend 46 and have some extra money for the holidays!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Latch and Gasket

Part Number: PS979850

$31.80
In Stock