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MDB6000AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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The lower dish rack has only six wheels three on a side the original had eight wheels four on a side. This new rack does not stay on track.Is there any way to add two more wheels .If not how can I return for the correct rack?

  • Customer: Theodore from East Greenwich, RI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench (Adjustable)
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Need correct lower rack

Dishracks were worn, pieces broke off

  • Customer: Richard from Lyndhurst, NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Replaced both upper and lower Dishracks, the Parts Select video shows how to replace the top rack but doesn't mention the lower one. Had a bit of a problem trying to figure out how to remove the spout on the bottom rack. Finally figured out, twist it counter clockwise to remove it and turn it clockwise to reinstall it onto the new lower rack.

Water holes corroded shut

  • Customer: Dary from Colbert, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Whatever you do, don't call a repairman to do this simple replacement task. 1. Remove the lower basket. 2. Locate the round knurled nut holding the spray bar on. (use gloves or a channel lock pliers if it's corroded on) Lift off the spray bar. noting the 'flats' on the bottom of the spray bar. If the knurled nut has lots of corrosion, put it in a container of vinegar for a couple hours. Use screwdriver to remove the metal plates on the ends of the spray bar and install in new one. Then install new one in reverse order. A real piece of cake.

Water leaking form left front of door.

  • Customer: Richard from Manitowoc, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Received the parts within two days. Watched the video and it explained everything. Found it hard to believe how easy it would be, and it was very easy. Cleaning up the door in preparation to installing the new gasket took longer than the gasket installation. The gasket just pressed in the channel, frankly I was surprised that the door inner shield did not have to be removed. The water deflector just pulled off and slipped on (probably took 30 secends. Ran the dishwasher a few times, and no leaks. They had cited that the majority of leaks were due to the gasket, and it was right on. Like the dishwasher and can go for another 12 years.

replace the rail stop

  • Customer: Daniel from Merrimack, NH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I bent the clip, inserted it the rail and snapped it shut. Easy as pie!

Broken roller/axle

  • Customer: Nick from Duluth, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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After ordering pasrts, which were shipped quickly--watch the free how to video you had on line. What an assist. It made all the difference. Thanks for such good help

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.

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)
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Followed the video on the websight

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:
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Followed the video found on the website. Very simple repair. Saved $120 by getting the part and fixing myself.

Dishwasher would not start

  • Customer: Bryce from Monticello, WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I didn't have a clue how to fix this dishwasher so I did a search for Maytag parts and found your site. It looked like the door switch was the likely problem. I watched the video that Steve did showing how easy it is to fix and ordered the parts. I got the parts in the mail a couple days later. I did the repair in about 15 minutes. Just pulling the connectors off the old switch took some strength, just like Steve said. Put the switch in and back together and bingo the dishwasher works like new. Thanks Steve and PartSelect!

Not getting water, or enough water in the diswasher.

  • Customer: Thomas from Abington, PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Wrench (Adjustable), Wrench set
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First I turned off the fuse and h2o, then replaced the intake valve. This was tricky b/c there is very little room underneath to maneuver the wrench. I had my son watch to see if h2o came out of the intake hose while I turned the h2o on and off from the main valve. Knowing I had h2o, I replaced the intake valve and turned on the machine. Still not working properly. Next, I ordered a new float and fill switch (the little computer chip looking thing). Replacing those was a snap. Remove a couple screws, replace the switch, screw back in place. The float was even easier, using pliers, I removed the nut from the float stem underneath, then simply pulled out the old float and dropped in the new. While keeping the door slightly ajar and holding the float down in place, I pushed the securing nut back into place. Again, I started the dishwasher, and again it did not fill. Frustrated, I removed the intake valve again. I used a wooden skewer to pull out some sediment that had been in the intake line (my son did not pick up on the irregular h2o flow during the initial test). Put the valve back in place again and viola, it works perfectly!

Lower rack wheel missing/replaced

  • Customer: Jane D. from Parker, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Popped the wheel part on the rack. No problem and the dishwaher was ready to go.

2 wheel roller attachments broke

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

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!
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