Door lift springs didn't work

ApplianceKenmore Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Eric From Marietta, GA

Aug 24, 2011

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The "cable", which is actually nylon had broken. The kit had two sets of cables and new pulleys, one for each side. I simply pulled out the dishwasher, unscrewed the single pulley mounting screws and then reused them to screw in the new pulleys. The hardest part was pulling the springs to have enough slack to attach the cables. The best method involved a vice-grip pliers holding an "s" hook. The "s" hook grabbed the springs, I pulled on the pliers and then had someone assist to keep the dishwasher from sliding forward. Then cable attachment was easy and quick.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Balance Link Kit

Part Number: PS972325

In Stock