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MDB8600AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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door latch handle broken

  • Customer: kennith from horse cave KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
simply remove inner door panel by removing screws, unplug old latch assembly, plug in new assembly, realign inner door panel,and screww back in. Very simple.

Handle latch wont work

  • Customer: MARK from FREEPORT ME
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy as pie!

door latch broke

  • Customer: William R. from Lincoln CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed approximately 12 screws from the back of the door. Two of the screws holding the back of the door also held the door latch assembly. Unplugged the 2 micro-switches from the latch assembly and plugged in the new switches. Replaced the 12 screws in the back of the dishwasher door.

Plastic wheel broke.

  • Customer: Patrick from Dyersville IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Repair was very basic - didn't even have to read instructions.

dishwasher door not closing correctly and bad microswitch

  • Customer: Wesley from Glendale AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed 10 torx fasteners.Pulled inner door panel up to gain access to latch. Latch has both micro switches attached. Un plug switches, remove and replace door latch, button up and your done.

Door Latch mechanism broke

  • Customer: JUSTIN from Otsego MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I opened the dishwasher door, removed the inside cover of the door held in place by 10 Torx screws. I then simply disconnected the two electronic connectors on either side of the latch assembly, which then lifted right out of place. I then reattached the electrical connectors to my new latch assembly, put it in place, and then reattached the inside door cover using the 10 Torx screws. The whole repair took about 10 minutes. Make sure to disconnect power to the dishwasher prior to the repair, to avoid shocking yourself with the electrical connectors.

Door latch handle failed

  • Customer: Roberto from Cedar Falls IA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Install complete latch and handle assembly. Remove panel, disconnect wiring and install the assembly

No water

  • Customer: Richard from NEW WINDSOR NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed lower covers.Unplugged wires to valve.Removed hot water supply to valve.Removed two bolts holding valve to bottom of tub,removed hose(lossen hose clamp).Remove elbow from old valve,install on new.Connect both hoses to valve,reinstall valve(two bolts),plug in wires.Start up check for leaks,works great!!!!!!!!!!

Dishes were not getting clean

  • Customer: Michael from Buttw MT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Thank You PartSelect for making this repair project simple and stress free. The exploded diagram of the appliance was clear and consise. The parts list was very helpfull. Showing me which parts were the most replaced gave me the confidence to order, reducing the prospect of having to return items ( always a pain point ). Parts arrived in just a few days. Followed the instructions on the video. Dishwasher was back in operation in no time and passed an overly thourgh dish inspection. Your site is amazing and is on my favorites tool bar. Thanks Agian !!!

Door latch broken

  • Customer: Gregory from California City CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged power cable,removed inside door panel - 10 screws. Using large flathead screwdriver, removed connectors from latch assembly and reconnected plugs on new assembly, reinstalled door panel and plugged power cable.

1 WHEEL FELL OFF THE LEFT FRONT GUIDE

  • Customer: Francis from Santa Ana CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I TOOK THE SCREWS OFF THE CENTER PLASTIC CENTER PIECE , UN HOOKED THE STOP OF THE GUIDE, REMOVED THE OLD ROLLER AND ARM ATTACHED TO THE PLASTIC CANTER, INSTALLED THE NEW ONE INSTALLED THE SCREWS AND RESET THE SLIDE STOP

The door latch keeps breaking. This is the second one we have put on. The dishwasher is 7 yrs old.

  • Customer: doris from harrisonville MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My husband put it on. It was pretty simple as this is the second time.

Plastic latch broken into two pieces preventing the dishwasher from closing or opening (it was free to do either) and green "wash complete" light remained on

  • Customer: Dianne from Seattle WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After ordering the latch handle replacement part, and before I received it, I continued using the dishwasher by placing a chair against the dishwasher door to prevent it opening during the wash cycle. Once started, no automatic "off" would allow you to add more dirty dishes. I placed a towel along the bottom edge to collect any drips, but they were extremely minimal. Once the part arrived, I removed the screws holding the inside plastic lining of the door and noted how the old latch part attached. The old part had to be unplugged which, in theory, looked quite easy, but the prongs of the plug were very, very tight and using much more force than I expected to use, and prying with a pair of pliers, the plug came free. The new part simply was plugged in, white plug matching white and black plug matching black. The latch was held in place with two of the door lining screws used to replace the inner door liner. OK, that seemed too simple--I did not expect it to completely work, but it did. The lighting and automatic off when the door was opened and everything worked just perfect. YEA!

water leak at right front coner

  • Customer: NORMAN from BRYAN TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pulled dishwasher out to see where the leak was comming from . after seeing where it was leaking i searched for parts for jenn-air diahwasher. that when i read about the reviews on how to replace the float switch. it was very helpfull in being able to do the work myself and not having to pay a repairman.

I got my parts from you

  • Customer: Angela from Whitehall WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I haven't gotten to our rental to get the job done yet but it should go real easy because the broken one came off real easy these should go on just as easy. Thanks again for the parts
All Instructions for the MDB8600AWW
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