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Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket

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PartSelect Number PS1960445
Manufacturer Part Number W10131752
Manufactured by Whirlpool

If the soap cup door latch and gasket is malfunctioning, the dishwasher door will leak. You will find this part mounted to the inside inner door panel. To access this part you will need to take off the door panel. Once you have this removed you should be able to see how the old part is in place. You will need to remove the wax motor to complete the installation of this part. Consider applying a small amount of sealer to the flat part of the latch, which will ensure a tighter seal.

This part works with the following brands: Maytag, Magic Chef, Jenn-Air, Crosley, Admiral, Norge.

This part works with the following products: Dishwasher.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Leaking.
  • Will not dispense detergent.

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1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Stephen from Medford, OR

Water leaking from bottom of door during rinse cycle

I agree with others that this was an easy fix. My soap dispenser door latch grommet had almost completely disintegrated and was letting water enter into the door. Since I knew I was going to have the door apart I decided to also replace the rinse aid dispenser o-ring.

I installed the parts and put the door back on only to find it was still leaking! Ends up this was user error. I had not pushed the door latch grommet far enough back onto the latch. Once I did this the problem was solved. The latch has an indented ring in which the grommet seats, make sure to push it all the way on.

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Parts Used:
  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Rodney from Latham, NY

Dishwasher piddled on kitchen floor

I found references that the grommet on the detergent door release was letting water through.

I cut off power to the unit as I knew I was going to be working around electric connections a bit.

7 or so screws held the plastic internal panel to the door.

Once the plastic was pried up from the balance of the door it was nice to have some help holding the plastic panel up and the balance of the door down.

Two hex head screws had to be undone. One was behind a lever that I pulled out and bent a little to get behind. I might have sketched the parts before and during disassembling the plastic parts so it would be easier to put together. I was careful not to lose the spring. After the new release lever and the grommet were in, the parts only went together one way, although a sketch would have sped up the process, I suspect.

The last trick is that the pivot point for the door release is two slots on the plastic panel. Those make it so the door release pivots on one point.

Looks good. I hope it works when I run it. Figures, a dishwasher all spiffed up and not enough dirty dishes to run it!

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Robert from Waterloo, IL

Water was leaking out the front of the appliance onto the floor

I replaced the door gasket and upon the advice of partsselect ordered the dispenser latch kit with gasket, finding upon removal that this gasket was bad the dishwasher doesn't leak a drop. THANX. Bob K.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: Susan from Savannnah, GA

Dishwasher leaked after soap dispenser opened

I read your website and followed the GREAT directions that others provided. Repair complete! Dishwasher working and not leaking!

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Parts Used:
  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Carl from Covington, LA

Leaking water bottom right door

Read this site before ordering a door gasket for the problem, which wouldn't have fixed it, thank you! Removed 7 torx screws on inside door panel. Removed 2- 1/4" self tapping screws holding latch assembly. Pull of old gasket from latch. Observe which way it came off. Put on new one and reassemble. It worked. No more water on floor. The gasket doesn't look that bad for a new one to do any good...but it does.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
Customer: Phyllis from Portland, OR

Leakage around front part of dishwasher's floor.

You know, my friend actually did it. But I know he took the door off, took off the old gasket, put on the new, and did the same with the door latch and grommet. The toughest part was putting the door back on. That took several tries but it works perfectly again, and no leaks!

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Delmer from Winfield, WV

Leaking

First I removed the torx screws around the perimeter of the inside of the door. I then released the two solenoids that operate the soap dispenser latch from their attachments and removed the inside door panel. This enabled me to get to the soap dispenser mechanism. I then removed the dispenser by removing two hex head screws and then replaced the grommet around the dispenser cover latch.
I also replaced the door gasket by simply pulling the old one out and pressing the new one in place. Unfortunately, this did not completely correct the problem because the unit still leaked.
I then discovered that the door was apparently out of alignment and I grabbed the door and twisted it somewhat in order to increase pressure on the side of the door that was leaking. This fixed the leak but it is of course only temporary because I haven't adjusted the door springs in order to make the fix permanent. I plan to do this soon after I have researched that procedure in detail

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Rebecca Jo from Newfield, NY

Leaking puddle under dishwasher

I followed Gregg's advice (from Woodbury, MN)posted on your site from ordering what I needed to installing the parts. Parts were delivered in the late afternoon and before dinner time the dishwasher was fixed. It was a simple repair and my dishwasher no longer leaks.

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Parts Used:
  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers
Customer: George from South Amboy, NJ

Water leak

Using Torx driver I removed the inner door housing. Once separated, I could see the water/soap marks which lead me to closely inspect the grommet at the soap dispenser latch. Close inspection revealed a broken grommet. It was easy to remove the old grommet and replace it. Leak repaired!!

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Parts Used:
  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Debra from Port Jefferson, NY

Dishwasher was leaking from the bottom right side of door

Removed the seven crews on the door.
I could see the water trail from the latch to the bottom of the door.
Disconnected the electric connections.
Unscrewd the soap dispenser.
Took out latch.
Replaced rubber piece,even though it did not look worn.
Has not leaked

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Parts Used:
  • Soap Cup Door Latch and Gasket
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Steven from Elkhart Lake, WI

Torn grommet caused a leak

1)removed inner door panel screws using torx screw driver.
2) lift inner panel away and disconnected electrical plugs.
3) removed inner panel.
4) use channel lock pliers to remove nut that holds rinse tank and remove two hex head screws that holds latch mechanism.
5) I just removed the seal from the new latch kit and used the old latch...it was perfectly fine yet. carefully slide the new seal over the latch.
6) reassemble in reverse order

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