handle broke off as I was opening the dishwasher

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers

Gerald From LaGrange, TX

May 15, 2012

Since I had a home warranty on this appliance, I first called them and found out it would take about 10 days to get a serviceperson out, and I would be charged a 70 dollar service fee for the technician to do the work, which in ordering the part would take additional days. I then went online and googled an article which detailed the procedure. So I followed those instructions and got the broken door latch assembly off (removing the copper pins from the assembly was the hardest part of the removal of the old assembly). I then found PartSelect and located what I thought was the correct part. But I decided to check myself so I called PartSelect's 800 number and a very helpful operator worked with me in placing the order. The part came two days later, and an hour after arrival, the dishwasher was back in business.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches

Part Number: PS2180046

In Stock