The latch would no long hold the dishwasher door closed.

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years


Steve From Hummelstown, PA

Aug 10, 2011

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1.Turned off the pwoer to the dishwasher.
2.Opened the dishwasher and removed the torx screws holding the back panel of the door. The top center two screw also hold the latch in place.
3.Gently opened the back cover about 4 inches.
4.Release the two small clips on each side of the latch switches. This releases the complete latch/switch assembly.
5.Remove the wires from the switches.(be sure to keep them seprated)
5.Replace the complete latch assembly with swithches.
6.Plug wires into swithes.
7.Replace rear cover.
8.Re-install torx screws.
9.Turn the power back on and your ready to go.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches

Part Number: PS2180048

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