Soap door failed to open during many ( not all) loads

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Leon From Midland, MI

May 21, 2008

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Reading other do-it-yourselfer's accounts helped me know this repair was relatively easy.

Removed seven torx head screws around the panel inside the door, snapped the old Wax Motor for Detergent Cup Actuation out and pulled firmly to remove wires. Attached wires to the new one and snapped it in place. Reinstalled screws. The dishwasher has not failed to open the door on a load since then. Mission accomplished for under $25.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Wax Motor for Detergent Cup Actuation (Now subbed to Wax Motor for Detergent Cup Actuation)

Part Number: PS2097161

$21.41
In Stock