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Dishwasher Door Handle And Latch Assembly with Switch

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PartSelect Number PS11748729
Manufacturer Part Number WPW10130695
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Dishwasher Door Handle And Latch Assembly with Switch Specifications

This door latch (Dishwasher Door Latch Assembly, Door Latch Assembly, Latch Assembly) is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dishwasher from operating when the door is open. It is located on the door of your dishwasher, and is mounted on the inner door panel. The door latch can break from material fatigue. If the door is often slammed or opened quickly, the latch may break prematurely. If the door won't open or the door switches won't activate, you will need to replace this part. This latch measures 5 1/2 inches wide, 4 1/2 inches high, 2 1/2 inches deep, is constructed out of plastic and comes in black. The kit includes the black handle, latch, and 2 switches.

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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Door latch failure | Will Not Start | Door won’t close | Leaking
This part works with the following products:
Dishwasher.
This part works with the following products:
Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Crosley.
Part# WPW10130695 replaces these:
AP6015450, 99002577, 99002578, 99002579, W10130694, W10130695, W10130696, WPW10130694, WPW10130695VP, WPW10130696, WPW10130696VP
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Jane
July 20, 2017
Looking at my dishwasher I only need the little white latch part that locks the door in place. Where can I find this part specifically, as I don’t need the whole assembly. Thanks in advanced!
Hi Jane, unfortunately as per the manufacturer you will have to purchase this assembly WPW10130695 to fix the latch, as they are not sold separately. Please let us know if you have further questions!

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Jamie
July 20, 2017
My handle broke off of my white dish washer and I don’t see this part in another color is this what I need to order? And do I need to order the whole assembly? Do they come separately? Also I have never replaced it does it come with instructions?
Hello Jamie. This is the correct assembly WPW10130695 for your white dishwasher, and it includes everything you need to replace the handle. To begin this repair, unplug your dishwasher or disconnect the power. You will want to remove the screws that are holding the inner door to remove the inner door panel. You will see wires leading to the old latch assembly, remove them and the assembly. Using the same steps but backwards you can connect the new assembly, put it back in place, and reattach the inner door panel. Good luck with this repair!

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Tom
February 26, 2018
The white handle is broken. If I order PS11748729, do I just replace the entire part? Or do I have to order another handle to put on the part?
For model number MDBTT60AWQ
Hello Tom, Thanks for your question. Yes, the handle comes in an assembly with the latch (note that it is no longer available in white). You will need to replace the handle and latch assembly. I hope this helps.

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David
July 20, 2017
So my door latch is hanging from my dishwasher. And I cant open the door bc its locked. I read that I can lift the door up and jerk it. Sounds easy enough. BUT will I break anything if I do this? I dont want to jerk it open if it breaks something else.
Hi David, great question. You are right, the only way to open a jammed door would be to lift the door and with controlled movements to jerk it outwards. Before attempting this, we recommend checking the dishwasher to make sure it is properly mounted so that the jerking movement does not slide it out of place and hurt the dishwasher. Otherwise, by doing this you will not be at risk for breaking anything. Just be careful and give yourself some space. I hope this helps.

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Angeline Difidi
November 3, 2017
I looked up some info online, but this model number does not appear.Also found part number mdbh965aww replacement for other models. The handle on my unit snapped off but has not affected the use of the dishwasher. Is this the replacement and would i be able to change the replacement unit myself?
For model number MDB6701AMQ2
Hi Angeline, Thank you for your inquiry. The door handle is not sold separately and you will need to purchase the door handle and latch assembly with switches to get it. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Tom
October 28, 2017
Will this latch assemby plus handle fit my Maytag mdbh965aww?
For model number MDBH965AWW
Hi Tom, Thank you for your inquiry. The Door Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches is listed under your model number and would be the correct part for your appliance. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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William
January 29, 2018
My daughter has a Maytag dish washer and she ordered a replacement part due to the fact that the unit will not cycle my question is is this part in the door and is it a plug and play unit as it appears to be
Hi William, Thank you for your question. It looks like we have an installation video underneath this part information that will show you where this part is and how to install it: https://youtu.be/u34A8cuwJZs . Good luck with your repair.

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Paul
January 31, 2018
I'm replacing the complete door latch assembly, do i still need to remove the handle as shown in the video? Thanks
Hi Paul, Thank you for your question. Where the handle is already part of the assembly, you should be able to take the old one off and install the new one. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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Debbie
April 21, 2018
I ordered the Whirlpool Maytag wpw10130695 dishwasher door latch. Latch is very stiff (is this normal). After installing door will not latch unless we lift up on front panel and have to play around with door and latch before it will close almost have to force the door closed. Our old latch never gave us this problem, we could just push on door and it would latch. This is the 2nd replacement latch we have installed with the same problem. Is there something we have to release to have door latch correctly?
Hi Debbie, Thank you for your question. It looks like we have an installation video on this part: https://youtu.be/u34A8cuwJZs, this might help to figure out if there is anything that was missed during the installation? I hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

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Sharon
April 23, 2018
Is this the right assembly for my dishwasher? Do i need anything else
For model number MDBM601AWW3
Hi Sharon, Thank you for your question. Yes, this part should work for your appliance. I hope that helps. Good luck with your repair.

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Part Videos
Difficulty: Easy | Tools Required: Screw drivers,Pliers

Replacing your Maytag Dishwasher Dishwasher Door Handle And Latch Assembly with Switch

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Broken latch handle
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 disconect the power from the dishwasher (unless you like to live dangerously like me) take your drill with the correct size torx bit and remove all the screws on the inside door pannel (the top center two screws actually hold the latch assembly in place). Disconect the 4 wires from the old part and reconect them to the new part and reinstall all the torx screws being careful not to strip the plastic threads that they screw into if you are using a drill. Whole process takes less than 5 minutes. I am surprised that Maytag used such a flimsy handle assembly in their dishwashers since they are supposed to have the repair men with the most time on their hands. They probably sell just as many handle assemblies as they do dishwashers that have this particular part in it, probably more since you will probably have to change it 2 or 3 times during the life of the unit.
  • Walter from Tucson, AZ
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695, WP99002780
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Handle jammed and door wouldn't open on Maytag Quietseries 100 dishwasher
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 minutes in all, most of which was spent figuring out which breaker to pull so as not to get shocked. One note of caution: use the correct screwdriver attachment (not a Phillips head or regular, but a star or something- see I am not a handyman but I do have a $15 screwdriver set that just paid for itself 10 times over!).
  • Philip from Carlsbad, CA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695
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Door release latch handle was broken. The handle was deeply recessed into the door and the door was difficult to open.
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.
  • Dave from Livonia, MI
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695
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Updated the white look with stainless
Removed all visible screws from inside of door. Everything came apart easily and the replacements went in smoothly. No problems.
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door would not open
remove torq scew from edge of inside of door and seperate plastic inner panel from out steel and then pull up on plastci unscrew 2 screw securing handle and reverse to assemble. Anyone can door this in under 10 mins.
  • jeff from strongsville, OH
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
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  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695
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Latch handle broke due to Latch Assembly worn
This repair was fairly quick and easy. The parts are much better made than the stock Maytag. The parts from PartSelect came lightening quick! Never used before, always Sears, but will ALWAYS use from now on!
So, first, make super sure all power is disconnected. Then take the torx and remove all the screws on interior front cover - the top center two actually hold the latch assembly and handle. Once all are removed, I propped the cover up and left all wiring connected. I removed the switches connected to the old latch assembly and just removed the new switches from the new latch assembly, and popped the old ones onto the new latch assembly. Now have new switches if the old ones ever wear out.
The latch assembly just pops out from what should be two sets of plastic peg clips molded into the black control panel back. Mine were busted on one side. So I molded some jb weld on the remaining sides to the pegs on the latch assembly and then screwed all back together (the controls on the panel are fine, not spending $85 if I can get away with sticking it...and the upper center two screws do the most of the holding anyway).
Works great again. I really am ultra impressed with the HUGE difference in reinforcement that the new handle has. If Maytag would have built it that way to begin with, should not have broke. Anyway, if you are here just checking to see if you can do and how much parts are, place the order - it is no problem and cheap, and will probably never give up and break again.
  • Dennis from Austin, TX
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10275768, WPW10130695
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Door handle broke but dishwasher still works
For probably a year I have been using my dishwasher with a broken handle. I would just pull the door out with a little bit of force to open it. Still I was concerned it would eventually break something else. After reading other people's experience with replacing it, it didn't sound like such a difficult repair and the part was less than 30 dollars counting shipping. Incidently, PartSelect ships fast so make sure you order the right part. I ordered the part Friday afternoon and got it the next day! And I didn't use overnight shipping. Sweet!
Here are the steps for repair.
1) Turned off power to dishwasher.
2) Removed all the screws on the inside of the door then shifted the panel over so I could get to the top.
3) The bottom of the latch assembly attaches to the control panel with two flimsy plastic notches and at the top with two of the screws that hold that back panel in place. (For me, I found that those flimsy notches had broken. I was concerned that I would have to buy a whole new control panel which was ~175.00 dollars. Yikes! Luckily the two screws at the top and the door panel behind it seem to be holding it in place.)
4) There are two pairs of metal prongs that plug into a white connectors on either side of the latch assembly. I had to use pliers to pinch the metal prongs together while wiggling the connector get it unplugged. This was the hardest part. (It would have been easier to just reuse the same metal plugs. Someone else did that and it seemed to work.) Be sure to note which side of the latch assemply the two connectors was plugged in to.
5) Plug the 2 white connectors to the new latch assembly.
6) Lay the latch assembly in place on the door.
7) Put the back panel down over it and screw it in place.
8) Turn on power.

Works perfectly!
  • Wendy from W Melbourne, FL
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695
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Broken door operating handle (unit broke at the hinge)
First - Make sure electricity to the dishwasher is turned off. Very important for there are exposed electrical connectors in the location where you will be making the repair. Second - removed the inner door liner. Removal is by unscrewing the tork screws around the perimeter of the assembly (when you take this inner door liner/cover be careful because the door weight dynamics change and you will need to somehow put a weight on the door to keep it open. Becareful here the metal of the door is very thin and can be damaged if not careful when placing the counter weight - you will see what I mean). Third - disconnect the electrical wires from the door latching assembly micro-switches. Do this by unplugging the connector from the switches - be advised, the connections are tight and takes some effort to unplug (again - make sure you have turned the electricity off to the dishwasher, there are exposed electrical connectors - very important!!!). Forth - remove the door latching assembly. This is done by removing two screws. The new part that I ordered came with the handle, latching unit and two new micro switches - which made the repair easy. Fifth - Re-install the new handle/latching unit assembly. Reconnect the "plugs" for the two micro-switches (make sure you make the right connection of plug to micro-switch). Reinstall the inner door liner/cover (be careful that the bottom part of the inner liner is properly aligned/mated with the lower section of where the door actually meets the dishwasher itself, it has to be properly fitted in order for the door to open and close properly and not leak). Once all is together and the door opens and closes properly, turn on the power and operate the machine. Look for any leaks during operation.
  • Richard from Bridgewater, NJ
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695
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The handle was broken and hanging loose so the door was not easily opened.
First, I researched the part on this website and found the suitable replacement part...the number is different from the original Maytag part. I placed the order and the part arrived quickly. Then I used the appropriate driver to loosen the 11 screws that are around the inside of the door. I pulled up on the plastic panel to gain access to the handle and latch assembly and the old handle fell out as well as the latch assembly. I took off the electrical clips(this was the hardest part....you have to pull hard) and re-attached them to the new part. I put the handle and latch assembly in place-they come together as a single unit which makes it far easier to replace than just the handle alone-and then re-posistioned the plastic inner door, and finally tightened the screws. Shut the door and opened to test. Done deal. No problem.
  • Scott from Ringgold, GA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    Less than 15 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
  • Parts Used:
    WPW10130695
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Broken latch assembly and handle, cracked control panel.
I ordered a new control panel, latch assembly and latch handle. The panel and latch assembly (which includes two contact switches) came quickly, the cheapest part (latch handle) was on back order. I was surpised when the handle came because it included a new latch assembly with the handle already attached, maybe an improved design?
I shut off elecricity to the dishwasher, opened the door and removed the 11 torx T-20 screws. The inner panel lifts up and I then unplugged the electrical connector at the soap dispenser, unplugged the 2 connectors at the latch assembly contact switches (remember which is which). The inner panel can be removed and set aside. These connectors are tight coming off, so use care and maybe some Channel locks to wiggle them loose. If your changing the control panel, remove the cover over the circuit board, a ribbon connector goes into this and has a sliding collar, slide up to loosen and remove the ribbon, fully insert the new ribbon and slide back down to tighten.
I used a 1/4 inch nut driver to remove the screws holding the panel. The latch assembly with handle attached snaps into brackets on the panel, re-install the control panel, routing the ribbon cable carefully. Replace the cover over the electronics, plug all the elecrical connections back in, replace the torx screws. Turn on the power. The new parts seem much better than the original.
  • Dennis from San Marcos, CA
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    15 - 30 mins
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Pliers
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Model Cross Reference
This part works with the following models:
PartSelect Number: PS11748729
Manufacturer Part Number: WPW10130695
Brand
Model Number
Description
Amana
ADB1500AWB1
Dishwasher - DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWB2
Dishwasher - UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWQ1
Dishwasher - DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWQ2
Dishwasher - UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWS1
Dishwasher - DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWS2
Dishwasher - UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWW1
Dishwasher - DISHWASHER
Amana
ADB1500AWW2
Dishwasher - UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER
Crosley
CDU650AWB
Dishwasher
Crosley
CDU650AWW
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1050AWB
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1050AWQ
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1050AWS
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1050AWW
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1060AWB
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1060AWQ
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1060AWS
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1060AWW
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB1080AWB
Dishwasher - Tall Tub
Jenn-Air
JDB1080AWQ
Dishwasher - Tall Tub
Jenn-Air
JDB1080AWS
Dishwasher - Tall Tub
Jenn-Air
JDB1080AWW
Dishwasher - Tall Tub
Jenn-Air
JDB4000AWB
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB4000AWQ
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB4000AWS
Dishwasher
Jenn-Air
JDB4000AWW
Dishwasher
Maytag
MDB4650AWB
Dishwasher
Maytag
MDB4650AWS
Dishwasher
Maytag
MDB4650AWW
Dishwasher
Maytag
MDB4651AWB
Dishwasher

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