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MDBS661AWB Maytag Dishwasher - Overview

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$30.68

Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches

This is a part found in your dishwasher. This part includes the black handle, latch, and 2 switches. This part is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dishwasher from opera...

$10.23

Silverware Basket - Gray

This silverware basket is gray in color and measures 8 inches wide by 11-1/2 inches high by 12 inches deep. The silverware basket is used to hold small utensils such as forks, spoons, and knives during dishwashing. The manufacturer has redesigned this part to be a complete, full basket with a handle and covers. The basket comes apart into two pieces if you prefer to place them along the sides of your dishwasher instead of the front section of your bottom dish rack. To prolong the life, try not to jam your utensils into place, also try to place them into the holders carefully instead of dropping them in.

$7.33

Lower Wheel Assembly

This lower dishrack roller is less than two inches in diameter. It is made entirely of white plastic. If you find that your dishwasher is making loud noises or the lower rack is ge...

$30.29

Door Latch with Switches - NO Handle

This door latch, used in dishwashers, is located at the top of the door and locks the door shut when the dishwasher is working. If the door will not close or is damaged, changing the latch could be the solution. For this repair, remove all screws from the inner panel, then lift up the inner door panel and hold the door apart. Next, access the latch and pull wires from the switches. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for further instructions and guidance. Remember to unplug the dishwasher from the power source or shut off the house circuit breaker before beginning this installation project.

$17.22

Inner Door Foam Insulation Strip

This genuine inner door foam insulation strip, sometimes known as bottom seal foam, is used to create a waterproof seal that helps prevent leaking from the door area of the dishwas...

$19.42

Docking Station with Flappers

If you notice that your dishwasher is leaking, or is not cleaning dishes properly, you may need to replace the docking station. The docking station is located on the water supply tube at the back of the appliance. It provides water to the upper and middle spray arm. This part comes with the accompanying flappers. This product is approximately 4 inches in length and 2 inches in width, and is made of white and gray plastic. To access the docking station, you will need to remove the upper rack. To do this, simply remove the end caps that keep the rack on the slides. Make sure to attach the flappers to the docking station before installing it in the dishwasher.

$2.96

Hose Clamp

This hose clamp is used in a wide variety of household appliances. Most often it is found in washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, garbage disposals, or air...

$56.75

Door Seal - Black

This is a door seal, and it is used in conjunction with your dishwasher. The seal may also be known as a door gasket and is black in color. The function of this part is to provide a waterproof blockage between the dishwasher tub and the outer edge of the door. If there is breakage in your part you will know quickly, as the most common symptom of needing to replace this piece is leakage from your dishwasher door. Once this piece has been installed it is best to close the dishwasher, and leave it in that position for several hours. This will allow this new seal to properly sit.

$4.89

Door Cable Link

This is a part for your dishwasher. The door cable link helps to keep the door steady and give support to the weight of the door when it is being opened or closed. If you notice th...

$20.45

Wash Impeller

This impeller rotates and is used to force water up through to the spray arm.

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Broken latch handle

  • Customer: Walter from Tucson, AZ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 937 of 958 people found this instruction helpful
The hardest thing was figuring out that you only need to purchase the latch handle because it only comes as a complete latch assembly, why they even list the latch assembly as a separate part in the parts list stupid. (you get the handle and latch already put together and it cost less than the latch assembly without the handle). Anyway all you need to do is ... read more

Handle jammed and door wouldn't open on Maytag Quietseries 100 dishwasher

  • Customer: Philip from Carlsbad, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 544 of 559 people found this instruction helpful
I Followed others' instructions already posted to replace the whole handle assembly. In particular, use a big screwdriver placed against the bottom of the handle and whack the grip with the palm of your hand to get the handle to move back to the open position so you can open the door and start the job. I am no handyman, but this fix was easy, about 30 minu... read more

Door release latch handle was broken. The handle was deeply recessed into the door and the door was difficult to open.

  • Customer: Dave from Livonia, MI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 517 of 519 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the 8 or 9 torx screws holding the inner and outer door assembly together (leave the bottom screws in), lift the old handle assembly out, transfer the switches to the new handle assembly, and reassemble door. read more