Door Fell Open

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher

ModelDU8900XT-2

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Leonard From Plainfield, NJ

Sep 27, 2010

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Replaced broken door spring and retainer:
1.To gain access - removed two retaining screws in lower front panel below the door. Lifted panel off hooks in toeplate.
2.Replace spring and retainer - note how retainer fits into spring and how spring is attached to door hinge. Rehook spring and retainer in same slot as before. There are two springs. If only one is broken, let the unbroken spring be your guide in replacing the new one.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dishwasher Door Spring

Part Number: PS335720

$17.37
In Stock

Door Spring Retainer With Protective Tip

Part Number: PS384947

$17.55
In Stock