Dishwasher would not run unless constant pressure was applied to keep dishwasher closed tight. After a few months of "rigging it shut" to make it run, that temporary solution no longer worked.

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher

ModelMDB4000AWW

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Lois From New Richmond, WI

Oct 18, 2011

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Turn off circuit breaker to dishwasher.Remove inner door panel by unscrewing 7 screws. Remove metal strip near top of door and black plastic covering. Unscrew single screw with socket screwdriver. Disconnect black switches from wires and lift out old part. Remove handle latch from old part to insert into new part. Connect new black switches to wires and insert switches into holder. Put new assembled part into door. Reassemble all parts that had been removed. Turn on circuit breaker. Run dishwasher!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Switches and Holder Assembly

Part Number: PS2099645

$31.80
In Stock