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MDB5600AWB Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for MDB5600AWB parts

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All Instructions for the MDB5600AWB
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Unit was leaking

  • Customer: Mark from Miramar Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Diagnosed that the latch was inoperable. Removed inside panel on door and removed old latch. Installed new latch, buttoned up the dishwasher and ran through a cycle. No leaks! Quick and easy fix.

Sticking Door

  • Customer: John from Bartlett TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Thought the striker was not matching the door, so tried to adjust it slightly. DO NOT DO THIS - I broke it. MDBH965AWB does not list a striker - Part Number PS1735065 is a suitable replacement. Actual problem turned out to be the black plastic door handle, so purchase the "latch, handle, switches" not just the latch.

The latch handle broke.

  • Customer: Larry from Aiken SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Turn off the power, remove the screws holding the inner door liner, unplug the three electrical connections, remove the cap screws holding the handle and switch assembly to the control panel and install the new part. Reassembly was the reverse of this.

LATCH HANDLE BROKE

  • Customer: david from bridgeton NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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(PART DID NOT COME WITH INSTRUCTIONS)---COMMON PROBLEM - FOUND MULTIPLE YOUTUBE'S FOR REPAIR--TAKES 5-10 MINS. REMOVE INNER PANEL(SOAP DISP COMES OFF WITH IT) 2 SCREWS TO REMOVE HANDLE & POP OFF SWITCH CONNECTORS--REPLACE & REASSEMBLE

Broken latch

  • Customer: Christie from Bend OR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
just how your video described very easy

The door latch was locked in an open position.

  • Customer: MARCIA from TROY OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Had two friends do this for me. Was very easy, but some instructions would have been nice, just to reassure them that they were doing it correctly. Was a very easy job and fixed just in time for Thanksgiving dinner. Shipped really fast too.

The door handle that opens the diswasher door had broken at the metal hinge pin and the door would not open without inserting screwdriver

  • Customer: Rick from Paris Corssing IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Turned off the power to the dishwasher. Removed approximately eight screws to remove the plastic inner door cover to access the door handle assembly. (two of the top screws held the door handle assembly in place) I removed two electrical plugs, removed the old door latch and replaced with the new one, plugged the two electrical plugs onto the new latch assembly, placed it into the top of the inside door, replaced the plastic inner door cover, replaced the screws, turned the power on, loaded the dishwasher and did a load of dishes. Super easy.

Latch broke

  • Customer: karen from Quincy IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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Turned power off to dishwasher. removed screws on inside door panel. unplugged switches. removed handle. plugged in switches to new handle assembly. unlatched handle, placed in position on door. reattached panel door starting with the two screws that hold the latch assembley in place. close door and it worked.Started dishwasher. The end.

Door handle on dishwaher broke

  • Customer: David from Madison AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video on the website. It was real easy.

Broken Handle only

  • Customer: Thomas from Bayfield CO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just watched the video. The only problem I had was disconnecting the electrical connections. Since the dishwasher was sort of old, the electrical connections were probably stuck pretty hard. I sprayed a tiny amount of wd 40 into the metal portions of the connections, then carefully pried them apart with the side of a screwdriver, othewise the repair would have only taken about 15 minutes.

Handle broke off

  • Customer: John from Matawan NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was a simple repair. Took out all screws holding the back of the dishwasher door. Then, there were 2 plugs that needed to be unplugged and plugged into the new assembly then put it all back together. As I said before, real easy and saved me a lot of money on a repair man or new dishwasher.

replaced door handle

  • Customer: Pamela from Vashon WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pretty easy. Saved myself a lot of money by doing it myself. The part was only $28 ! You can never get a repair man to come out for less than $150. I ordered the part standard shipping on a Friday and received it Tuesday. Oh... and I'm a girl!

Broken handle/door latch

  • Customer: Keith from Mt. Pleasant TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructions from others on this website. Removed the screws holding on the door panel, removed the door latch, BUT I removed the wires and the micro switches from the old door latch. I re-used the old micro switches and removed the new micro switches from the new door handle, re-installed everything and had it back up and running within 15 minutes. Took only two days to receive the new door latch/handle from Part Select. Be sure and disconnect the power to the dishwasher! I have my dishwasher plugged into a wall outlet so I just un-plugged mine to work on it. Turn off the circuit breaker if yours is not plugged into a wall outlet. KK

Broken door latch with switches

  • Customer: Robert from Venice FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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The inside door liner was removed using Torx driver. Broken latch was removed and replaced and switch leads connected. Latch held in place with Torx screws when replaced and tigjtened. Very easy job.

Broken Latch on door

  • Customer: Brian from Canton GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed the screws to the inside door panel and simply removed the latch assembly. I had to pull off the two power ends and then placed the latch back in the door. I then plugged the power ends back up and screwed the door panel back on. The dishwasher works as good as new. Very easy fix.
All Instructions for the MDB5600AWB
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