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Offline hookcapn

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Maytag Dishwasher Latch
« on: May 14, 2009, 12:29:56 PM »
Dishwasher latch does not operate as usual.
It must be pressed all the way in to eventually open door.
Afraid it won't be long before that won,t work.
Is this an easy fix or do I keep a crowbar handy?
 :(

Model MDB7600AWW

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Re: Maytag Dishwasher Latch
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2009, 04:24:31 PM »
If you are capable of removing the 7 or so screws from around the inside of the door, then replacing the latch is a breeze. It comes as a complete unit, with handle attached. Just transfer the 2 door switch wires to the new latch and you in business!

Be sure to shut off the power first, cause the door switches are hot at all times.

Latch Assy- click to order
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Re: Maytag Dishwasher Latch
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2009, 06:56:50 AM »
I can do that.
Part ordered.
I will report result.
Thank you for prompt response, as usual.
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Re: Maytag Dishwasher Latch
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2009, 04:52:42 PM »
Received part today. (latch)  Before installing the part, I was looking at it and there is very little movement or latch movement in it.    Is this a situation where the handle only works when engaged.
I just don't want to install a defective part.
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Re: Maytag Dishwasher Latch
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2009, 06:44:03 PM »
It does not move...just slap it in there and see. If it doesn't work, send it back.
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