Detergent dispenser door had broken off (a YEAR ago).

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Robert From Wesley Chapel, FL

Jul 14, 2012

Simply remove the front cover of the dishwasher, attached by 6 screws. This is where you'll need a TORXhead (star shaped bit) screwdriver. Once the cover's set aside, you'll see a plastic flap covering the dispenser. Unplug the wire connector from the bottom of the dispenser & unscrew 6 small screws with a nutdriver or small socket wrench. The OLD dispenser will be be removed from 'inside' the door & the new one installed the same way. Holding the NEW dispenser in place with one hand, start your screws back into it from the outside, making sure it remains properly aligned. *Be sure to insert the plastic cover flap onto the outside of the dispenser, BEFORE reattaching the holding bracket. Plug in your wire connector & reattach the washer's cover. It may sound difficult from this, but it's SUPER SIMPLE, & my wife now KNOWS I'm WONDERFUL, cuz we saved a BUNCH of money by me doing it, instead of a washer repairman. Good Luck!! RJ

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Detergent and Rinse Aid Dispenser (Now subbed to Detergent Dispenser)

Part Number: PS3500202

In Stock