Handle broke, door won't lock shut

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

David From Boylston, MA

Mar 28, 2013

The only tricky part was finding a "star" bit to remove the screws that hold the door panel. You only need to remove the screws at the top where the control panel attaches - just the top 6 screws. The broken handle detached easily and was trivial to replace. Probably a 5 minute job.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Door Release Spring

Part Number: PS392963

In Stock

Door Handle

Part Number: PS393129

In Stock