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MDB7600AWS Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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The handle and lock had broken and the door to the dishwasher would no longer stay shut.

  • Customer: Christine from Uxbridge MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Following the instructions of another home repair, we took off the old part and attached the new one. Super easy! We figure it saved us at least $90 for a service call!

Door latch handle broke

  • Customer: Charlie from St. Cloud FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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Turn off power. Remove 11 screws, raise inter door panel, disconnect the 2 wire harnesses on each side of handle assembly. Compare existing part with replacement part. Install the 2 wire harnesses on each side of the new switch, position door switch in the door recess, close inter door panel, install 11 screws. Close door and check for mechanical operation of new handle. Turn on circuit breaker and test electrical functions. Run load in dishwasher to self assure operation.

Door handle had broken from the latch assembly on one side.

  • Customer: Ray from St Robert MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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After watching the repair video and reading the experiences of other buyers, I felt confident I could make the repair myself. I ordered the needed part and followed the instructions from the video. I made sure the dishwasher was without power before I started. Once I got to the Latch Assembly, I was careful not to press too hard when separating the electrical lines from the assembly. Reassembling in reverse order was easy, and the whole process took less than 30 minutes.

Latch/handle broke

  • Customer: MARK from FRISCO TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Turned off dishwasher circuit breaker,Removed 6 star screws on inside panel unplugged handle assembly plugged new one in. Screwed back panel. This took less then 5 minutes. Easy easy

Handle on the door latch quit working

  • Customer: Steve from Crystal River FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed the inside panel on the door. Determined that the plastic hinges on the handle had broke. Found the new part on your site. "Unplugged" the old part and plugged in the new one. Replaced the panel and it worked like a charm.

broken latch

  • Customer: joe from Elma NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
hardest part of the repair was to take out the screws that hols the door together. there are only 2 screws to the handle/lacth assembly and it was a breeze to change it out. the replacement part even came with new switches....wow it was a true bargain i thought.

Door Handle Broke

  • Customer: Sam from Englewood CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I shut off the power to the dishwasher. I removed the screws from the panel using a electric drill with a # 25 torks bit. (Faster than a screw driver) The handle was loose and by using a flat head screw driver pried electrical connections off. Connected new handle and latch wiring and put it back in place. Put screws back in panel and was done in less than 30 minutes.Turned power back on and tested.. I viewed the video prior to installation and it was very helpful.

Dishwasher door handle was broken

  • Customer: Thomas from Stuart FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Order a new handle assembly and installed it.

Door had become difficult to open

  • Customer: Martin from Crete IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Turned off power to machine, then used Torx driver to remove 11 screws attaching interior door panel. Lifted door panel for access to latch assembly and pulled out. I used a screw driver to pry the electrical connectors from the switches. After removing some broken handle parts from the interior of the door, the assembly was reverse of disassembly. Don't tighten any of the door panel screws until you have all of them started because a very slight misalignment at one attachment point can propagate to a very big misalignment further on. It's also probably best to install the two center top screws first, since they hold the latch in place. This was by far the easiest appliance repair I've ever had to do, and it was really all due to the fact that the latch comes as a unit replacement. . . switches, handle and latch all together. A straight swap.

Plastic latch that opens DW broke. DW difficult to open for some time

  • Customer: Doris from Llano TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Open the DW door. Remove 10 3/16 torque head screws (you will need a torque driver) from inside door. Lift front inside of door (you may need someone to hold it up for you). Take a screw driver and gently pry the two wire clips attached to the latch/switch mechanism. Lift out the latch and drop in new latch/switch (it just rests in place). Reconnect wire clips (doesn't make any difference if you mix them up). Replace inside of door and reattach using 10 torque screws removed earlier. After the new switch was installed it worked like new.

Broken Latch Assenbly

  • Customer: William A. from West Islip NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
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Shut Power to the dishwasher. Remove all screws from the inside of the door except the bottom one on each side. Those two should just be loose but not removed. Pull the inside of the door up enough so you can pull out the the latch assembly. Disconnect the two plugs from the switches, connect to the new assembly and re-install. Can use a couple of toothpicks to line up the door panel and latch assembly to make it easier. Replace and tighten all screws.Turn the power back on.

Door latch wasn't working

  • Customer: Nancy from Roscommon MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I Googled Maytag dishwasher broken latch and got all kinds of hits. One was for this web site that walked me through what I needed to order. Others were for YouTube videos showing me how to replace the latch and switch. It all looked like something I could do - and it was. The model in the video wasn't exactly the same as my Maytag - but close enough that it was quite easy to figure out. My husband was here but I didn't even need to get him involved. We were looking at the possibility of a new dishwasher and this saved us a lot of money. Thanks.

Door would not shut.

  • Customer: Kyle from Guymon OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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The repair video helped me a ton. Just unscrew the nuts on the inside of the door, take the handle latch assembly out and replace with the new one. At first I thought it would be tough, but watching the video very easy.No problems with the unit now. Thanks!!!

Door Handle and Latch Assembly with switches broke.

  • Customer: Jerry from Hoisington KS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed about six star screws with an electric screwdriver and star bit, removed broken part, unclipped 2 wire connections on old part and clipped them on the new part and installed new part. I ordered the new part on Sunday afternoon and received it in the mail on Tuesday. Extremely fast service. New part works perfect.

Latch was broken

  • Customer: Paul from Gretna LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Do yourself a favor and go with the whole assembly, its only a few dollars more but it is so easy
All Instructions for the MDB7600AWS
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