My GE diswasher would not start...

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Carol From Agora Hills, CA

Dec 10, 2013

The first thing I did was checked to make sure that it was receiving power. Once that was verified, I started a little troubleshooting for the problem I was having, and discovered the problem was more than likely the switch on the door. I followed the excellent instructions on the website -- which I really needed. I removed the 8-10 screws on the door, removed the old parts and replaced with the new ones in less than 30 min total. I am certain that I saved myself well over $100 with this quick, easy, do-it-yourself approach.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Spring Plunger

Part Number: PS1019010

In Stock

Switch Interlock

Part Number: PS1021382

In Stock

Interlock Plunger

Part Number: PS1993857

In Stock


Part Number: PS8756214

In Stock