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MDB4000AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the dishwasher repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Dishwasher would not work

  • Customer: Joseph from DeBary FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My wife was visiting her parents in Ecuador and she relayed back to me that their dishwasher was inoperative. She explained the situation and I researched the problem with Parts Select. The solution was simple, since Parts Select had an array of extremely helpful step by step repair instructions. I sent her the link, ordered the door switches, and she did the repair by viewing the video. It was an outstanding, effortless experience! Thanks to Parts Select, not only was the parts inexpensive, but instruction videos are to the tee!

Dishwasher stopped starting more than a year ago

  • Customer: Robert from Bloomfield NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First problem was finding out whether Dishwasher had power at all, since nothing happened when you tried to start it, and I really didn't want to have to pull it out and disconnect the power cables at the box on the back of the dishwasher. Used the video instructions from PartSelect and opened the inside door panel and exposed the switch, then put a continuity tester (light with two prongs) across opposite sides of switch (white one side, black the other). With the test light on, knew I had power and was able to locate circuit breaker to turn off power to dishwasher, all without dismounting it from the cabinet at all. From there, followed the video. Hardest part was disconnecting wires from the old switch, which was slightly corroded. Plier trick on video didn't do it, and had to use large screw driver blade to carefully lever wires off of the switches. NOTE: Look at the new switches before doing this, and you'll be able to visualize how the wire clips slip on the switch connectors. Great site, and dishwasher started right up after the repair.

Dishwasher would run then turn off. When touching the handle it would start up again.

  • Customer: Rita from Newport News VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video found on the website. Very simple repair. Saved $120 by getting the part and fixing myself.

ONE OF THE ON AND OFF MICRO SWITCHES WORE OUT

  • Customer: ernest from rochester NH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
FOLLOWED THE VIDEO ON THE WEBSIGHT

Dishwasher would not start

  • Customer: FREDDIE from Rosenberg TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Was so easy. I am an old grandmother. I looked for parts for the dishwasher and happened on this site. When describing the problem, I said "won't start". The part number came up and I bought it. Took about 3 days for part to arrive and less than 15 min to install. So easy and if I had problems there was a step by step guide on internet. I am 100% satisfied and recommend for anyone even if you are not handy.

2 wheel roller attachments broke

  • Customer: Patricia from Novato CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video instructions. Couldn't have been easier. Bought 2 extras for the inevitable breakdown of others.

Lower rack wheel missing/replaced

  • Customer: Jane D. from Parker CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped the wheel part on the rack. No problem and the dishwaher was ready to go.

leak @ bottom of door

  • Customer: Ron from Westwood NJ
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First replaced the door seal, that slowed it down substantially, but not totally. Next replaced inner door foam insulation strip and that took care of it, no more leaks. There was some corrosion evident after I scraped off the old strip, sanded that smooth with emery sandpaper and then installed new strip. Job done!

leaking water

  • Customer: CLAIRE from WINTHROP MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took out the old gaskets and replace them after I clean and dried them. very easy. I'm a woman and if I can do it anyone can. Although I used the parts it did not fix the problem. So with help of parts select I'm on to the next solution. They're great fast fast on your supplies.

Age made the clips brittle and they broke

  • Customer: Douglas King from Evansville IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Snapped in the new ones in a skinny minute. Just make sure you leave the old ones in the dishwasher rack until the new ones come in it can be confusing if they are removed. My wife took them out so I had to figure out how they went back in but was not a big issue. I did have to swap ends to make it right but less than fifteen minutes and like new again.

I needed a replacement silverware basket

  • Customer: Jillene from Green Bay WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the old one out of the dishwasher and put the new one in. The new one is much nicer and heavier than the original one!

Basket Tray wore out on bottom and silverware would not hold.

  • Customer: Suzanne from South amboy NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just opened the package, pulled out the baskets, separated them and put them directly in the dishwasher. The video showed the part and size of the baskets which was very helpful. The delivery was EXCELLENT!!! I would purchase from PartSelect again!

Silverware basket was falling apart.

  • Customer: Richard from Reno NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This is almost a joke. It took 5 seconds to remove the old silverware basket by lifting it from the bottom Rack. Then I spent another 5 seconds to lower the new basket onto the lower rack of the dishwasher. I was a little miffed because the new basket did not match the photo on the Parts Select website, which photo seemed to match the old basket exactly. However it fits, and the wife likes the design of new one better than the old one.

Replace silverware basket.

  • Customer: Jerry from Lubbock TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Lifted old one out. Set new one in.

silverwear basket was cracked/

  • Customer: Marylou from Dana Point CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just dropped it in and that was it.
All Instructions for the MDB4000AWW
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