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MDBTT60AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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Door latch failed

  • Customer: Diane from Framingham MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I turned off the electricity to the dishwaher. I then unscrewed the dishwasher inner door piece using the allen wrench to expose the part. The hardest thing about the repair was pulling the 2 switch assemblies out of the old latch piece, this took at least 5 minutes. I attached the switches to the new part, screwed the door back together and I was done. The handle now works great.

door release handle broke

  • Customer: RUSSELL from BROOKFIELD MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I took the 12 screws off the inside of the door , replaced the whole switch assy and replaced the screws . done. the whole assy with the switches was the way to go. Don't pay a repair guy to do this job. it is a easy do it yourself.

Silverware basket was broken

  • Customer: Sandra from Caro MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Part was extremely easy to find. Part arrived very quickly and fit Perfectly. Easy repair.

Cheap plastic latch failed

  • Customer: Michael from Glastonbury CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Removed all hex screws, separated inside panel from exterior of door, removed leads, attached new handle mechanism, re-attached interior to exterior of door. Simple

Cracked drain hose

  • Customer: Jack from Miami FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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Slid washer out from cabinet after disconnecting drain hose from garbage disposal and unplugging from electrical outlet. Was necessary to lay washer on side to disconnect drain hose from the dishwasher. Have towels ready as you will likely have some leftover water in hose & dishwasher. Used tape to secure insulation pad to washer so it would not catch on the side and top of cabinet when sliding back in place. Easy fix.

broken door latch

  • Customer: Joan from fall city WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed screws from door liner. Lifted door liner. Placed handle latch assembly in place. Replaced door liner and replaced screws. Didn't work. Had to call dishwasher repair to come out. Turned out the little tiny pin in the latch assembly was stuck in the off position. Just make sure both pins are sticking out. If yours arrives stuck in the down position, just push on it a few times with a screwdriver to unstick it.

The door latch to the dishwasher broke

  • Customer: John from Weehawken NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
It was very easy. Shut off the electricity to the dishwasher. Take out the screws around the back of the door using a star type bit. The whole handle assembly pulls up. Disconnect the electrical connection with pliers. Reconnect the electrical connection to the new part. Put it in place and put all the screws back in. Turn the electricity on and that's it. This was so much easier than calling the landlord and trying to get him to fix it. The part was about $30 and it arrived the day after I ordered it on line.

Silverware Basket had holes in the bottom where silverware fell through

  • Customer: Debi from Chico TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Opened the box and put the new Silverware Basekt in the Dishwasher. Everything was atttached, no labor involved. Loved it, wish I had thought about ordering it earlier. Ordering, Receiving and Installing was EASY and QUICK. Thank You!

Our dishwasher was not heating up to dry dishes

  • Customer: Claude from Helotes TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
All steps were easy except the Maytag layout made it hard to get to the fittings to remove and reconnect the water line. After that we just moved the dishwasher from beneath the counter and laid it down on the front. Removing and testing the old heater element was easy. The hardest part of installing the element was the odd clips inside the dishwasher. I need to return the o-ring and nuts because you included them with the heating element.

Broken Dishwasher Switch

  • Customer: John from Highlands Ranch CO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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The repair went well. Got the part in the mail faster than expected. It took longer to take off the cover to the dishwasher that it did to replace the part. It could not have been simpler. Don't be a stud, be sure to unplug the dishwasher. You will be dealing with exposed conductors.

Dishwasher would not start

  • Customer: Lawrence from Winter Springs FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed door liner and removed and replaced the electronic control board. reinstalled door liner and reconnected electrical power by closing the circuit breaker. Started the dishwasher and ran it through a normal wash cycle to flush out and clean the dishwasher. All operations were normal. Piece of cake repair thanks to your troubleshooting guide. Thanks for including the tech data with the replacement control board. Lawrence Faison

silverware basket that came with dishwasher has hole in the bottom of basket

  • Customer: Carol from Columbus OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered replacement basket, which was much sturdier and had nice center handle for lifting out. Very pleased with replacement part!

Door latch to diswasher was broken

  • Customer: Judith from The Villages FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Our part was ordered and delivery was rapid. Husband (who is handicapped) pulled chair up to dishwasher and I was his helper. We unscrewed a few screws and pulled out the old handle and installed the new one and put all back together in under 20 minutes. Took a little longer as I had to be taught the LEFTY LUCY - TIGHTY RIGHTY rule.

We had to use force to pull the door open.

  • Customer: David from Ashland KY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Using the "torxdriver", I removed the screws which held inside panel to the door. Once the screws were removed from the door, I lifted and slid the panel from the door. This made the door latch mechanism accessible. I lifted the entire assembly from the door, put the new assembly in place, repositioned the inside door panel and replaced the screws. AS EASY AS ADVERTISED!

Plastic handle cracked - Door hard to open

  • Customer: Charles from Concord NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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This was a simple repair. Make sure the dishwasher is turned off by an external switch or circuit breaker. Use a star head screw driver to remove the screws from the inside of the door. Lift the top side of the door panel and prop it open (don't bother to remove the wires connecting the panel to the door). Lift out the door latch assembly. If possible remove the plugs from the two switches included in the latch assembly. I had trouble with this step, and simply removed the switches by depressing the two plastic tabs that held them in place. I then removed the switches from the replacement latch. Reconnect the old switches to the new latch (or insert the plugs if you succeeded in that step). Lay the new latch back in place, lower the panel and screw it back into place.
All Instructions for the MDBTT60AWW
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