Broken Latch on my Dishwasher

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Robert From Pittsburg, PA

Aug 09, 2011

3 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

1 - Unscrew the back of the dishwasher with a hex-type driver. The latch assembly will be resting inside the outer door assembly. Make sure power is turned off to the washer - there are a couple of "hot" wires that will attach to the latch assembly.

2 - Unplug the wires from the old latch and plug into new latch assembly.

3 - Place the latch assembly back in place and re-attach the two door pieces together.

4 - Turn power back on at the breaker.

5 - Load dishwasher with the stuff that's been sitting in your sink.

6 - Gloat to spouse/significant other that you just saved $100 by fixing it yourself.

Just a quick note of thanks for shipping the replacement handle for my Maytag dishwasher.  Service was superquick and I was able to save big bucks (no service call).  I called on Saturday evening and the part was here on Tuesday.  The young lady who helped me was awesome and a Pens fan to boot.  I seldom send these types of emails but my experience was worth sharing.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches

Part Number: PS2180047

In Stock