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MDB7100AWB Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for MDB7100AWB parts

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All Instructions for the MDB7100AWB
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lack of two wheels

  • Customer: Michael from Scottsdale AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Replacement part has only 6 wheels. The original part has 8 wheels. The lack of the two extra wheels allows the dish rack to get stuck in the space between the inside of the dishwasher and the door. The extra set of wheels allows the rack to bridge the gap. It is a problem even if you put the rack in the other way around only a bit worse to deal with. The part was designed with four sets of wheels for a reason.

The lower dish rack was not a duplicate.It was a replacement with 2 less wheels

  • Customer: Daniel from Grant Park IL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
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I had to cut the old rack for 2 axles and add 2 wheels from the old rack to the new one that was sent. the new one had 2 less wheels.I used white zip ties and wheels from the old rack. Placing the wheels in the right place I used the zip ties to hold them in place. Without the extra wheels like the old rack had the new one would fall into the bottom of the dish washer. Working just fine so far.

I NEEDED TO REMOVE AND REPLACE THE SPRAYER

  • Customer: ROBERT from GARDEN GROVE CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
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AFTER VIEWING USLESS VIDEOS, I FINALLY READ OTHER COMMENTS AND DISCOVERED HOW EASY IT WAS TO JUST TWIST THE SPRAYER.

bottom dishrack rusting out staining dishes.

  • Customer: John from Cincinnati AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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removed old rack removed spray tower by twist of my hand reinstalled same and placed lower dish rack back in the dishwasher. It was just hat simple.

rusted plastic coated steel rack needs replacement

  • Customer: James from Audubon IA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
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replacing the rack was easy - but first we had to swap out the plastic spay tower that twist-locks onto the new rack. My smart wife figured this one out, despite the lack of any trace of instructions (the less astute amature repairperson would have mangled the whole shootin' match attempting to make the change); that said, the rack was not a "one-to-one" match, as it lacked the original's high left sidewall and a few other minor differences that did not affeect the overall performance of the part - a not uncommon occurance in the aftermarket parts world.

Leaking Door

  • Customer: John from Overland Park KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Pulled the old gasket out, put the new one in place.Used a screwdriver and fingers to push the new gasket firmly into its seat. Repair done. I've done a few repairs in my day, none easier than this.

Replace Dishwasher Door Gasket

  • Customer: Jim from Stratford TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
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It was very easy. Simply remove old seal with a pair of needle nose pliers. Clean or scrap any build-up from old seal location and then push-in the new door seal. Close door and let the new seal form to the door.

Leak

  • Customer: Melinda from Ventura CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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Pulled out old gasket, checked to see which side faced the door, found the middle of the new gasket, started at top middle and pushed the gasket into place. Easy as pie!

Leaking water

  • Customer: Harold from Fairfax Station VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
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Removed the old door gasket. Adjusted the new gasket to fit evenly on both sides. Removed the seven hex screws. Two nuts holding the cover over the backside of the cover for the soap dispenser. Removed the old grommet, replace the new one. Cleaned up the inside and replace screws. Truly was easy.

Leak from right side at the top of the door.

  • Customer: Victoria from Warminster PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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I watched the video when I ordered the part and then watched it again just before installing the door gasket. I pulled the existing gasket out of the channel. The air space inside the new and old gasket is triagular so make sure you take note which side of the gasket goes into the channel first(you'll understand when you see it). I wiped out the channel and gently fed the gasket into the dishwasher's channel with my fingers. Before I installed the new gasket the door latch closed with no resistance. Now I have to push the door in hard with my thumbs at the top of the door in the middle to get it to latch when I run the dishwasher. It all was so easy and there is not a drop of water leaking. The week before I ordered the door gasket I ordered and installed the tiny little gasket that seals the detergent door latch. I didn't realize anything was leaking at that time. The only reason it was discovered was because the detergent door wouldn't pop open to release the detergent and we were working on that issue. When taking the dishwasher door apart we noticed that the cardboard insulation was wet as well as the other insulation and could tell it was coming from the circular opening in the metal. We dried out the cardboard. Then cut off the bottom that had been wet. We cut a double thickness of cardboard to size from a large box. Then taped it on to the bottom of the piece that hadn'et gotten wet. It's important to have that cardboard intalled because it protects the outside of the door from getting dented as well as for sound. When the new little gasket was delivered we installed it and the detergent door worked fine again. We ran the dishwasher through a cycle and that's when we discovered that the door gasket was leaking. I wish I would have ordered both gaskets at the same time. If I would have read the postings on this website when I ordered the detergent door gasket, I would have ordered the door gasket. Oh well, everything worked out. I just spent an extra shipping charge. Still an enormous savings over hiring a Maytag repairman.

leak only on left side of machine

  • Customer: Paula from Rush AL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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WE installed a new door gasket. However the machine still had a leak only on the left side. Called a tech and he came and said the gasket was installed backwards. Apparently the original one was also because we installed the new gasket exactly the way the old one was. We are all set now.

Leaking water

  • Customer: Bruce from Chicago IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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I grabbed a hold of the old gasket and removed it. I then took the new gasket and set it in place on one corner. I inserted it around the groove and with just one adjustment for length, I took the round bottom of a spoon to set and smooth the gasket into place. No more leaks. 5 minute fix.

Leaking Water

  • Customer: Leo from Clarksville IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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Replaced door seal, very easy!

Water leak right side of front door

  • Customer: Barnett from Plainview NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
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Followed directions on site video. Total time 5 minutes. Leak repaired

water leak from disher on wooden floor

  • Customer: Charlotte from Carriere MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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replaced hose
All Instructions for the MDB7100AWB
691-705 of 850