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MDC4650AWW Maytag Dishwasher - Instructions

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I got my parts from you

  • Customer: Angela from Whitehall WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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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:
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Just ordered a new one, which came VERY quickly, and put it in!

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
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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
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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.

Dishwasher latch handle broke

  • Customer: Marcia from Virginia IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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The repair was extremely easy. My husband shut off the power, unscrewed the inside of the door, removed the broken latch, and replaced it with the new one! He said if he could do it anyone could and it saved so much money to do it himself rather than call a repair man to do it. I have the Part Select website bookmarked and will use it again, I'm sure!!

Dishwasher handle needs to be replaced

  • Customer: Tony from Palm Desert CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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This is was an extremely simple repair. Switch off the electricity to the dishwasher. You then open the dishwasher door and remove all the torque screws around the edges of the inside of the dishwasher door. Don't use a Philips screwdriver since this will ruin the screw heads. Once the panel is loose, the handle contraption can be removed. You need a long nose pliers to remove the electrical connectors. It might be hard to get the connectors off, but the trick is to squeeze both contacts together with the pliers and at the same time pull off the connecting wires. Then with reconnect the new part, making sure that the wires are connected in the same way. The last thing to do is to put the handle back and screw the panel back. It should take no more than 15 to 20 minutes.

Plastic door latch pressure points broke off the handle

  • Customer: Marshall from Tigard OR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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step 0. Turn off circuit breaker for dishwasher. 1. Unscrew 12 star-head screws on inside of door; place in safe holder. 2. lift out latch unit. 3. Remove two side safety switchs from the old unit. 4. Remove two safety swiths from the new unit. (Note: I was inable to release the spade plugs from the wire harnesses.) 5. Replace two switches onto the new unit. 6. place new unit in its door receptacle - line up the screw holes. 7. Replace 12 screws. 8. Turn on circuit. 9. Test washer - open and close door; start wash cycle; open door - dishwasher stops; close door dishwasher restarts. Call client - demo same. Pack up, collect fee for part and labor.

no wash action

  • Customer: Reno from Lake Montezuma AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
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followed directions on video. easy as cake

dishes weren't getting clean

  • Customer: Reno from Lake Montezuma AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed directions (boring, I know, but it works) on the accompanying video. simple

Would not start, no electricity

  • Customer: Wendell from Burleson TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Called a repairman and he took the panel off and found that the plastic handle was broken. He reassembled the broken parts, gave me my bill and and it worked for two washings before quiting again. When I tried to call him back he was on vacation for two weeks. So I ordered the part myself for $30 and had it fixed in 15 minutes or less.
All Instructions for the MDC4650AWW
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