Door open latch broken and would not engage the opening mechanism

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers

Nathaniel From Newark, DE

Jul 26, 2007

2 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

Removed inside door panel hardware .
Removed old latch after disassembly of mounting structure.
Problem occurs with new latch which is redesigned to fit more than one model.
Insert tabs have to be slide behind the mounting mechanism hold downs. Caution must be taken to prevent damaging the tabs.
Trial and error is required for this step.
Reassemble the inside door panel.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Latch Handle (Now subbed to Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches)

Part Number: PS2180046

In Stock