The latch handle broke

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Robert From East Hartford, CT

Mar 18, 2008

95 out of 157 people found this instruction helpful

Had this problem before and the part was simply a plastic latch which cost less than 5 dollars. That part has been discontinued and the latch is now the entire assembly. Although the part costs more, the repair is much simpler. Remove the screws from the inside of the door. Have to use hex nut screwdriver. Remove the panel and the assembly is right at the top. Unhook the assembly from the two (2) prongs. TURN OFF the electricity or touching the prong will bite you. Had to pry the latches off the prongs with a screwdriver as the fit is tight. Latch the new assembly on and rescrew the door panel and the job is done. Very easy and cheaper than a repairman coming out and charging $150.00

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

USE WPL W10130694 (Now subbed to Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches)

Part Number: PS2180046

$26.31
In Stock