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MDB6601AWW 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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My old silverware basket was breaking away

  • Customer: Amy from WELLSVILLE, UT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Ordered a new part and simply placed it in where the old part was, make sure you have measured the dimensions of your space, includes a handle for easy lifting, and snap doors for small accessories

Dishwarsher was making loud almost grinding type noise

  • Customer: martha from Punta Gorda, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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I followed the video instructions except I had no idea what tools he was using because he talked so fast, but I figured it out myself. I could not get the guard off but I worked around it. Then I took off the discharge piece. The impeller needed to come off and I unscrewed it but the impeller was stuck tight to the diswasher. It did not slide off like in the video. I ended up having to break up the impeller with pliers until it fell apart enough to take off.That was the only semi difficult part. I replaced impeller. The new screw I ordered did not fit on my machine??? So I used the old one again. I reassembled all and the dishwasher now works good. Still makes a little noise which could be normal. Nothing like it was making.

Plastic part was broken. The door did not lock properly

  • Customer: Peter from Coupeville, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
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I watched the attached video which came with the shipping conformation and followed the suggested steps. From there it went like clock work. I turned the power off, removed the screws, lifted the panel up, disconnected the 4 electrical plugs, took the broken handle assembly out and installed the new one. Connected the 4 plugs, put the panel back into place, installed the screws and closed the door!!!! Works like new.

broken silverware basket

  • Customer: Janet from Norwood, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This replacement basket fit perfectly, is well made, and came speedily, as promised!

Silverware basket was broken

  • Customer: Jack from Leesburg, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Take out old basket throw it away. Put in new basket. time: 20 seconds. It took longer to open the package. I'm guessing at the brand, and I'm not going to my other house to find out.

Not cleaning top rack

  • Customer: JOSEPH from ST. LOUIS PARK, MN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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After installing a new filter, :( I tried this. I wish I would have done this first since it's way cheaper and easier!!! If your dishwasher slowly starts to decline in its ability to clean the dishes, it's probably this problem.

The old silverware basket started cracking and coming apart after 5 years or so.

  • Customer: Brian from St. Louis, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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I opened the door of the dishwasher, pulled out the old silverware basket, and then placed the new silverware basket where the old one was. The whole time, I was imagining how much it would be to call up and appliance repair guy and have him do this.

Previous latch assembly broken

  • Customer: Walter from Arlington, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced with supplied assembly. Noticed that the new part was reinforced in the area where the old one broke.

Replace Silverware Basket.

  • Customer: Jerry from Lubbock, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Lifted old one out. Set new one in.

Door handle was broken and hard to open

  • Customer: Monty from Lebanon, MO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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I followed the advice on the video provided by PartSelect. It was easy to follow and VEERY easy to change out the old handle with the new one! I'd purchase parts from PartSelect again. You just simply remove the screws on the inside of the door unplug the handle from two wires, take out the old handle (it just lies in position) insert the wires into the new handle, place it in the cradle and put the inside of the door back on and tighten the screws. Nothing to it!

handle on diswasher lid cracked - became stuck and it was difficult to open

  • Customer: David from Sheboygan, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Once you remove the satinless steels screws that secure the inside plate assembly to the cover - have another person hold it. You will need to renove the terminals fropm the two cherry switchs. Be careful since these switchs are very fragile. i ordered the handle asembly with new switches just in case they did break. Need to remember which set of wires goes where - seprate white and blavck lead assembly. Once you have the wires removed take the new handle assembly and attach the wires in their correcy orentation. Place the handle assmbly back in its location and place the inside cover assembly in place. Line the holes up and secure with the screws.

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!

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
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  • 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!

Dishwasher was leaking

  • Customer: Sammie from Fort Sumner, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Ordered part #2099940. Removed existing gasket, cleaned the area and replaced it with new one - so simple. No tools required.

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!
All Instructions for the MDB6601AWW
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