2100170-1-S-Whirlpool-99002839-Latch Handle
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Latch Handle

PartSelect Number PS2100170

Handle only.

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Door latch failed.
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66 of 129 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

CustomerManfred from Fredricksburg VA

Some of the fold up/down tines in the lower basket were defective as well as the door handle was broken

The wheels and clip were just snapped in to replace old or missing ones. The door latch required the inside cover of the door assembly to be loosen enough to remove the old latch and replace the new latch.
approximately ten screws were involved.

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerGeraldine from Framingham MA

Replace door handle

Removed rear of front door to access back panel to access two handle screws and replace handle--very easy.

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set, Wrench set

CustomerWilliam from Austin TX

Plastic door handle broke

It is an easy repair, but you need the right tools to remove the inside of the dishwasher door (a hex wrench set) and then to remove and replace two screws holding the plastic door handle in place (1/4 inch Allen wrench). Make sure the power is off even for this repair because it can't be done without coming close to electrical elements.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerBrian from Elkridge MD

Dishwasher made a grinding sound - very loud. Did a poor job cleaning.

I took the lower pump assembly apart to find the problem. The biggest challenge was figuring out how to remove the cover. In the center, the assembly is held together with a round plastic nut about 1.5 inches in diameter - simply rotate it counter-clockwise to remove. I then removed the pump housing and found the impeller broken in two and the disk that was supposed to be attached to the top of the pump housing broken off. This was causing the noise and greatly reduced efficiency of the pump. I replaced the impeller and upper pump housing (bought the gasket too since it is hard to remove the old one) and put everything back together using the diagrams provided on the site. While many rate this repair as "easy" - it is only after you figure everything out! If you knew exactly what you were doing, the project could be done in 10 minutes. I had to study the diagram and it took me some time to disassemble, figure out what was wrong, read posts, order parts and reassemble. I also replaced the handle which had broken on one side which was simple. Part select is outstanding - I've used this site for my fridge, oven and now dishwasher and have avoided expensive service calls. If you are technically inclined and patient, you can repair your own appliances.

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsWrench set

CustomerEdward from Ewing NJ

Plastic handle had split (age and wear & tear)

As the screws took a special (non philips) head, I did need to buy a special one in the appropriate size (cell phone photos help!). Then I took off the 8 or so screws inside the front door, removed the two screws for the handle, replaced with new handle and screwed the front door back together. Not hard, would have been faster without the hardware store trip.

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

Customeredward from baldwin NY

Cracked handle

Kids blame mom, mom blames cleaning lady. I blame cheap plastic part. ez install. Make your job ez wait for a helper to come home. When you undue 10 screws, second person can hold inner panel and door apart.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

Tools

CustomerMargaret from New Ipswich NH

The dishrack guide rali stop had come off one of the guide rails, so the wheel in the guide rail would often roll right past the end of the rail, causing the rack to pitch down. This was rather frightening with the rack full of glasses and other breakables.

At first I snapped the plastic piece together and then tried to put it in the guide rail. That's where the sharp knife came in handy, to pry the piece apart again and start over. It was easy to see how the piece was supposed to go into the end of the rail and snap in place; I just didn't look carefully before I had to backtrack! I haven't yet tried to put in the other pieces we ordered.

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerEdward from Cambridge MA

Broken handle (ps727170)

Removed the inside back of the door to gain access to the screws attaching the handle. Replaced the broken handle. Very straightforward.

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  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerNorm from Flagstaff AZ

Broken handle

Removed the odd shaped screws on the back of the front of the dishwasher. Removed the screws from the old handle. Replaced the old handle with the new one. The screws that went into the handle were a bit tricky, but the rest was pretty easy. Be careful of sharp metal edges!

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  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerDave from Starke FL

Old latch handle came apart

I removed the screws that held the door together then removed the two screw that held the handle onto the latch and replaced the handle and screwed it all back together. Once I got past the initial steps it was simple.

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerVictor from Bellaire TX

Replace broken door latch

This is the second time the door latch on my eight year old Jenn-Air dishwasher was replaced. I removed ithe door panel on the inside of the door by removing ten screws along the perimeter of the inside door panel. This is easy. The hard part is getting to the latch without taking the inside panel off the door. It helps to have another person hold the door as another person prys open the panel. There are two screws holding the latch. Once you unscrew the old latch and screw on the the new one, the hard part is over!

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerDavid from Hampden ME

The cheap plastic handle cracked.

Turn off the power supply to the appliance. There is wiring you could mess up if something goes wrong. Open the door. Remove the four (4) torx head stainless steel screws on each side of the interior door panel. (total of 8). Then remove the two (2) torx head stainless steel screws near the top of the door on either side of the latch. Before you pry the interior door panel off, have handy a non-metallic weight, such as a brick or heavy book.. When you pull the interior door panel loose, the weight difference will cause the springs to pull the door up and closed. The brick will hold it open while you replace the cheap plastic handle. Do not try to fully removal the interior door panel as there are electrical wires attached. Just lien the interior door panel up onto the lower dish tray. You will need a 5/16" hex nut driver to remove the two (2) screws that hold the plastic handle on. Then, just reverse the whole process.

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  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerStanley from Zebulon NC

The door handle broke

Unscrewed the dishwasher front panel. Took out the broken pieces of the handle and screwed in the new handle. Not hard at all. The website for the replacement part was easy to use & the part arrived quickly. Thanks

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerMarie from Wyckoff NJ

Plastic latch handle cracked off

I removed the back panel of the door and just removed the nuts on the old broken handle and replaced it with the new h replaced the back panel of the door handle

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Parts Used

  • Latch Handle

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerBarbara from Grants Pass OR

Handle was broken

Removed the screws that held the outside stainless door from the inside stainless door. There were only 10 screws that needed to be removed. Tied the interior door to the upper rack to keep it out of the way. This allowed for removal of the broken handle. There are only two screws that actually hold the handle on. I was disappointed at this point. The mechanism that actually opens the door was not going to stay in place without replacing the broken panel inside. The screws holding the latch mechanism are supposed to screw into a black plastic panel, but the area that they are supposed to go into was broken off, both of them! It is very difficult to tell from the parts selection if I can order the correct part to fix this problem. It appears that I need to spend another $36.00 to correct the problem completely.

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