Broken latch on dishwasher prevented operation

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher

ModelDU941PWKB

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers

Thomas From Dunwoody, GA

Apr 19, 2011

46 out of 79 people found this instruction helpful

Photograph or diagram how the wires connect to the switches before taking out the old assembly. I could have salvaged switches from the old assembly by pulling out the white pins (and avoided buying the new switch kit). There's only one way the pieces go back together, so the wire connections are the only point that required special care and attention.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Switch Pin

Part Number: PS342846

$3.96
In Stock

LEVER

Part Number: PS342985

$3.96
In Stock

Door Latch Bolt

Part Number: PS344235

$26.78
In Stock

Door Switch Kit

Part Number: PS358749

$39.85
In Stock