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Door Handle

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PartSelect Number PS11745495
Manufacturer Part Number WP8269117
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Door Handle Specifications

NOTE: This part is no longer available in white or biscuit. HANDLE only.
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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Door latch failure | Will Not Start | Door won’t close
This part works with the following products:
Dishwasher.
This part works with the following products:
KitchenAid, Whirlpool.
Part# WP8269117 replaces these:
AP6012288, 8269117, 8269167, 8269168, 8269169, 8270115
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    Andrew
    August 16, 2017
    Does the door handle come with the spring? When i removed the old handle their was only one spring on the left side of the handle. The side of the handle was completely broke off. It maybe inside the door itself.
    For model number kudlo21rbs1
    Hello Andrew, Thank you for getting in touch. The handle for your model does only have the one spring. If you decide you would like to replace that spring as well you would need to order part number PS11745447. I hope you find this helpful!

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    Fran
    January 25, 2019
    First the door spring failed, which we have not replaced, now the door handle is failing. The cycle won’t start until you wiggle door handle. You can feel the door handle does not operate as before. What do u suggest? Are unused parts returnable?
    For model number KUDS01IJWH0
    Hello Fran, Thank you for the question. I suggest replacing the spring Part Number: PS11745447 and the handle Part Number: PS11745495. I also suggest checking the Latch, Part Number: PS886319 and the Actuator, Part Number: PS11746083 for damage. Any unused items can be returned within 30 days. Hope this helps, good luck with this repair!

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    Janet
    September 2, 2019
    When i try to start the machine the light on the panel (start button will not light up Thanks
    Hello Janet, thank you for contacting us, In order for us to locate the correct parts and repair information we will require the model number of the unit. Once you have located the model number please feel free to resubmit the question and we will be happy to help you. Look forward to hearing from you!

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      Customer Repair Stories
       Average Repair Rating: 4.2 / 5.0, 34 reviews. What's this?
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      Broken handle on dishwasher
      Ordered new part(s), parts arrived in a few days, removed the 6 screws holding the control panel cover onto the dishwasher door (requires a torx driver), removed control panel cover (carefully, so as not to break any wires on the wiring harness from the door to the computer board), unscrewed/removed door switch, popped off the the two plastic brackets holding the door handle assembly (door handle, latch bracket, door latch actuator, spring) to the front door, removed the broken handle, installed the new handle, reversed steps, done. Works like a champ.

      The one thing I did do at the same time is notice that there's only one return spring for the door handle (even though both the handle and latch bracket have hooks for springs on both sides. I suspect this is what caused the door handle to break in the first place (the spring causes uneven tension on the handle, which over time caused the arms on the handle to catch and break). So I also ordered a second spring, and when I attached the new door handle to the latch bracket assembly I also installed return springs on both sides. With even tension, the handle doesn't tend to twist when it raises and lowers the latch, so hopefully won't break again. Just a thought while you have the unit off the dishwasher.
      • Thomas from Austin, TX
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        15 - 30 mins
      • Tools:
        Nutdriver, Wrench set
      • Parts Used:
        WP8269117, WP8268540
      164 of 180 people found this instruction helpful.
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      The door handle broke inside so that it was all loose and was difficult to close.
      Recoved the screws which secured the handle assembly (approx 8). Removed the old parts and screwed home the new parts and replaced the assembly. Worked perfectly.

      The hardest thing for me was to decipher the model number as they use '1s' and 'Is' and you can't tell them apart.

      Also the part diagrams should have each part number listed to make it easier. Took me longer to work out what to order than do the repair.
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      dishwasher quit halfway thru a wash cycle
      first I noticed that the dishwasher wasn't making any noise. Then I saw that there were no lights on the control panel. I opened the door and found water dripping off everything... I closed the door and tried hitting every button I could see, nothing happened. I checked the breaker, it was ok, and since I did all the wiring myself, I knew that was ok too. So I pulled off the upper panel of the front door and got out the electrical schematic that came with the washer.
      first stop, the TCO, the thermal cutoff, it's like an inline fuse. I got 120 volts going in and nothing coming out. Did an ohm check and it was open.
      Found it locally and replaced it. Now I've power to the control panel but the washer still doesn't work
      because the micro switch in the handle is broken and that turns out to be the original problem...
      the stupid plastic handle broke the micro-switch which shorted the TCO...
      • mike from lockport, NY
      • Difficulty Level:
        A Bit Difficult
      • Total Repair Time:
        1- 2 hours
      • Tools:
        Nutdriver
      • Parts Used:
        WP8269209, WP8269117
      46 of 55 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Unit Would Not Work.
      I had no lights on the console. Found the internal fuse blown, as I was looking around noticed the door latch also broken so I replaced that as well. Items were easy to identify from the bom and repairs completed in about 15-20 minutes. Dishes all clean now.
      • Gary from Warrenton, VA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        15 - 30 mins
      • Tools:
        Pliers, Screw drivers
      19 of 26 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Wanted to change beige dishwasher front to black.
      First , I went outside and turned the breaker for the dishwasher off. Next,I removed the screws that held the bottom 2 pieces, that rest on the floo,r in place. Then removed the two beige metal pcs. . Next I replaced them with the 2 black pieces I had ordered and secured them with the 2 black screws I had received as part of my order. Then I removed the scews from the inside of the door of my KitchenAid Dishwasher. This released both the front bottom panel and the control panel. . I took the beige bottom door panel off and moved the insulation piece from the back of thebeige panel to the back of the black panel. Then I intalled the new black panel I ordered and resecured it with two screws until I had finished with the control panel switch out.
      I had to unplug an electronic tape from the inside of the beige control panel and plug the same tape back into the black control panel. I also had to remove the beige handle that was on the inside of the control panel, attached to the door, and replace it with the new black one I'd received. I then installed the black control panel and reattached it with screws and finished replacing the rest of the screws I had removed from the inside of the door.
      I tested the handle to make sure it opened the door and locked it like it should and then went outside and turned the breaker back on. Came in and turned on the dishwasher and did a load of dishes. It looks awesome, matches the rest of my black appliances and I am very proud to have done it myself. I also wanted to thank the customer service lady who was so great to work with on the phone. I would shop with you again.
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      Door handle broke on the inside of door
      Be sure to shut the power off before you attempt this first step, there are electrical connections all around this area. At first I didn't realize to get at the door handle I only to remove the top four screws on the inside of the door. After figuring this out the job was fairly easy. Once inside the top part of the door, all I had to do was snap off the old handle and snap in the new one. Test it to see if it works before you shut the door.
      • David from Beloit, WI
      • Difficulty Level:
        A Bit Difficult
      • Total Repair Time:
        15 - 30 mins
      • Tools:
        Pliers, Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WP8269117
      11 of 13 people found this instruction helpful.
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      change color to black
      Pulled toe panel and then electrical panels and handle and then front panel. It was a white appliance and i changed it to black. The people at part select was very helpful and friendly. I would do business with them in the future.
      10 of 13 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Door handle was sticking in an up position
      First, turn the power off as you need to access the door handle from inside the control panel. There are six phillips head screws that hold the control panel onto the door. These screws are accessible from inside the door. There are two at each top edge and one on each side of the door latch. Hold the control panel on the front side of the door when removing these screws to insure the control panel doesn't drop and damage the control wiring. Once the screws are removed, tilt the control panel away from the door to access the inside of the panel. The latch assembly that the door handle attaches to will come free with a little wiggling (no screws here). Once free, the door handle is pretty easy access. It snaps into place so removing the old one a installing the new one is a snap. Removing the two wires connected to the switch on the latch assembly made things a little easier.
      • Brian from Charlotte, NC
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        15 - 30 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WP8269117
      8 of 8 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Door would not latch.
      Partial disassembly determined thar the plastic handle was broken and a tensnioning spring was missing (had fallen out of reach within door) Ordered new replacement parts and received next day. Great delivery service. Installed in short time by removing four screws, disconnecting two wires and reversing procedures to reassemble. Finding parts on line was a great help and the delivery service was great,
      • WILLIAM from BUENA pARK, CA
      • Difficulty Level:
        Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WP8269117, WP8268540
      7 of 7 people found this instruction helpful.
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      door handle broke on dishwasher
      removed 6 screws removed upper console of door and swapped out broken handle with new one. installed required spring and closed up console of door. real easy it took less than 15 minutes .
      • john from queensbury, NY
      • Difficulty Level:
        Really Easy
      • Total Repair Time:
        Less than 15 mins
      • Tools:
        Screw drivers
      • Parts Used:
        WP8269117, WP8268540
      5 of 5 people found this instruction helpful.
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      Model Cross Reference
      This part works with the following models:
      PartSelect Number: PS11745495
      Manufacturer Part Number: WP8269117
      Brand
      Model Number
      Description
      KitchenAid
      KUDC01TMBL0
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC01TMBL1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC01TMBL6
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC01TMWH1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC01TMWH6
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC01TMWHO
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBL0
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBL1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBL2
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBL3
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBL4
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBS1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBS2
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBS3
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRBS4
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRWH0
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRWH1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRWH2
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRWH3
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC02IRWH4
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBL0
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBL1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBL2
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBL3
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBS0
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBS1
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBS2
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03ITBS3
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03IVBL0
      Dishwasher
      KitchenAid
      KUDC03IVBL1
      Dishwasher

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