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MDBTT60AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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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
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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!

lights on control panel started to fail then stopped

  • Customer: Dennis from Longview TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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I opened the front of the door to look and see what would be involved to make a repair. Looked to be a simple repair. Placed an part order at 3am on Sunday and got the part 10 am Tuesday. Once I started the repair it was complete in less than 30 minutes. The only concern I had was if I was able to push the ribbon strip into the plug far enough. It was sufficient and is working flawlessly. I'm very pleased with the repair. If was very easy and much cheaper than replacing the appliance, which was my first thought.

The door handle was broken

  • Customer: Barry from VA Beach VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I opened the door, removed the screws from around the side of the door. Lifted out the old and broken door latch assembly, pulled off the two sets of connecting wires and then reversed the process with the new latch assembly. Done PS, I did this while sitting on a kitchen chair.

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.

Broken dishwasher basket.

  • Customer: John from Darien CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Threw out the old broken one and this fit perfectly!

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

The bottom grid of the silverware basket separated.

  • Customer: Irene from Holmdel NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just ordered a new one, which came VERY quickly, and put it in!

leaking water

  • Customer: Edgar from Round Lake IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the leaking valve and installed the new one it was pretty easy

plastic door latch broke.

  • Customer: Jerome from Festus MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Removed the torx screws on the inside door panel. Un pluged the wires to the two swithes to the latch,removed the latch. Installed new latch and reconnect the wires. Screw panel back on door.

Broken Handle

  • Customer: JOHN from DAVISON MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed 8-10 screws, unplugged switches and reinstalled everything. It was a snap. Thanks for the quick response with parts shipment.

Broken Door Latch (plastic handle)

  • Customer: Ted from Richland WA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered replacement handle/latch assembly. Received exactly as ordered - on time (2-3 days). Removed inner door panel by removing about 9 (star-type) screws. Disconnected old handle (somewhat difficult..required pliers and screwdriver to pry to connectors free). Installed new handle and reconnected the electrical wires. Re-installed the inner door panel. Done. Took about 10 minutes overall. Washer works perfectly and door is properly sealed.

Leaking under right front by float switch

  • Customer: James from Three Rivers MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged the power cord and removed front toe kick panels. Used a small mirror to see the location of the screw holding the float switch in place and removed the screw, disconnected the float from inside the dishwasher removed the float switch and replaced. It was a simple repair and so far seems to have solved the leaking problem. There was some unusual wear to my old float and the switch looked like it may have been leaking a small amount as it had lime build up on the switch lever. The part came with an easy to follow instruction sheet. PartSelect has saved me money on repair work I thought I would not be able to do myself. The website is very helpful in resolving what he problem may be and what parts are needed. Fixed four other appliances using this site over the past few years and they ship quick.

handle broke on dishwasher

  • Customer: Angela from Sacramento CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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It took me longer to go buy the torx allen wrench needed to take apart the dishwasher door than to actually do the repair! Basically just unplugged both electrical plugs from the old broken handle, plugged them onto the new handle, screwed the door back together & all was good as new! Thanks to everyone for posting your instructions, reading them before getting the part is why I knew I could do it myself!

Broken Dishwasher Latch

  • Customer: TOM from CISSNA PARK IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Turn off electrical power to DW. Remove screws around inside of door. Lift interior door panel and pull broken latch out. Remove electrical connectors from switches. Connect electrical connectors to new latch switches. Place new latch back in door. Replace interior door panel. Replace screws. Turn electrical power back on. That's all!

part of the plastic door latch broke

  • Customer: rudy from redondo beach CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The only difficulty I had was,first of all, not switching off the power to the dishwasher. Inconvenient!Then I could not pull off the wires from the two switches.Frozen.I decided to take off the old switches so I could pull off the wires better and once that was done just reconnected the wires to the new unit.So the only problem was the wires being stuck on the old switches &still under power.All else was easy.
All Instructions for the MDBTT60AWW
721-735 of 756