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MDBH955AWS Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

All installation instructions for MDBH955AWS parts

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.

All Instructions for the MDBH955AWS
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Broken latch

  • Customer: Marcio from Novato, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The part arrived very quickly, and it was easy to install.

broken handle

  • Customer: steve from alhambra, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
repair went well. the video was great. the parts arrived in a timely manner. very pleased

Replacing door latch

  • Customer: Rajkumar from Centreville, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Video was very helpful. I had no problem replacing the door latch. After one wash cycle, control board went dead. Lights come on, but start button doesn't star the dishwasher. Just decided to buy a new one.

Broken door latch

  • Customer: Jeff from Guthrie, OK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easiest appliance repair ever. It takes longer to remove the screws than to replace the latch.Shipping time was unbelievable. Ordered on New Years Day and received on Jan 3RD.

open/close handle broke.

  • Customer: Don from Wamego, KS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took out old assembly put in the new one. took 2 minutes.

Door latch handle broken

  • Customer: Page from Easton, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The part arrived by Fed EX ground the next day. I removed 11 screws from inside the door, lifted up the panel, lifted out the old latch, unplugged two wire connectors, reconnected the two wire sets to the new part, layed it back into the door and reassembled with the 11 screws. The repair was very easy if you have the correct screw driver.

Door latch on my dishwasher was broken.

  • Customer: John from Berryville, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was my good fortune to find PartSelect.Com while searching for information regarding a repair. Not only did PartSelect have the needed part at a reasonable price but the web sites video on how to effect the repair was excellent. The part itself was delivered in record time and the repair itself performed in less than half an hour. This is the best repair assistance I've encountered in the past 50 years. It's a web site I'll keep available for the future.

Started to open the dishwasher door and the handle broke.

  • Customer: Michael from Robinson, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Monday morning, and the dishwasher handle broke - oh my!! I didn't want to call a repairman, so headed to google. I easily found the part I needed at Partselect, and the bonus of a video on how to replace the handle/latch assembly. I placed the order on Monday, and received the part on Wednesday - wow!! The repair was easy - the video gives great confidence. I really liked the savings involved by NOT having to call a repairman. Thanks. Mike

Broken door latch

  • Customer: RONALD from Satsuma, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the instructions of the video and found it very helpful. The part was very easy to find and was delivered a lot sooner than I expected. I just removed the Torx screws as directed on the video, noting which way the wiring was plugged into the assembly and simply snapped it into place, plugged wires back in and reinstalled the screws. Works great. Didn't forget to kill the power first, thanks to the helpful video.

Broken plastic handle

  • Customer: William from Polson, MT
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simple as 1,2,3! TURN OFF THE POWER!!! Open dishwasher...Remove 9 screws inside and around the door that hold the door cover on...Pull out the latch/switch and using a flat-blade screw driver GENTLY pry the two wire harnesses off the old latches micro switches (there is one on each side of the latch.) Attach the wire harnesses to the new switch and reverse the process. This whole job should take even the most novice person 10 to 15 minutes to complete! FYI the handle was the only thing broken but they don't sell just the handle...so you gotta buy the whole handle/latch/switch combination.

Dishwsher handle broke and would not seal

  • Customer: michael from Austin, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
remove about 10 Torx screws using cordless driver to remove the rear of the front door. Then remove to electrical connectors on the two door switches. Remove broken part and replace with new. Reconnect the two switches and screw door backing in place. Close door and test. Took about 10 minutes.

latch broken

  • Customer: Barry from Fall City, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
R & R of part

Upper Door Panel Cracked and Handle latch broken

  • Customer: Conrad from Bullhead City, AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the 11 torq head screw from inside the door panel, separate the inner and outer door panels, remove the 2 screws holding the black elect box disconnect the wiring from the latch assembly,remove the 4 screws holding the upper and lower outer panel together,remove the broken upper panel, reverse this procedure and reassemble, Need a torq screw driver and a 1/4 inch nut driver. Now wash your dishes Thanks

plastic latch assembly broken

  • Customer: Michael from Franklin, TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
What I though would be a big ordeal, turned out to be a simple fix with the help of this website! I had a handle that would not work anymore and so looked up the make of the dishwasher and found the latch assembly part right away. I looked at the online video and pictures and it was really quite simple to do. Common sense told me to turn off the power to the dishwasher first and I did so at the circuit breaker. I have a electrical tool that tells me if power is flowing through a wire by making a loud beeping sound and I double checked to make sure the power was off. Then I took out the star shaped screws in the dishwasher plastic panel using a socket screw driver set I had (which happened to have the right attachment) Then, I saw the latch assembly which came off easily after removing the 2 screws holding it in place. The latch assembly had 2 wires attached on each side to the switches. I used a skinny screw driver to gently push back the plastic levers holding the switches in place and they slid off the old assembly. Then, having the old assembly in hand, I compared it to the online version and it matched exactly, so I ordered it. I took 2 days to arrive which was awesome. This was routine shipping. The rest was easy. I simply used the old switches still attached to the wires and slid them onto the new latch assembly after removing the new switches. I kept the old ones in case I need them later. I put everything back in place and the screws back in and turned on the power. It closed perfectly and worked perfectly! This was a piece of cake and I saved over $100 I am sure it would have cost to have someone come out.

Door latch broke on dishwasher.

  • Customer: Blair from Bonita Springs, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched your "how to video" and dug right in. No real skill involved once you see how to do it. Think it took me 15 -20 minutes.ust have saved $100 dollars on the service charge and repair markup on the part.
All Instructions for the MDBH955AWS
886-900 of 948