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Cannot open the dishwasher door. Maytag Quiet Ser...

\015 Cannot open the dishwasher door. Maytag Quiet Series 100 dishwasher... Press the door opening latch up and it stays up and cannot open door...\015\012help\015

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This model has a problem where the handle must be depressed fully upwards to allow the latch to clear completely without straining the mechanism. The lip on which you pull open the door gives the operator a better handhold to force it open even when the mechanism is not fully depressed. Do this enough times, and the plastic tabs on the handle begin to fatigue and eventually break. The handle becomes lodged but can be forced down to eventually open the washer. By this time, a specific portion of the latch that depresses a micro-switch will most likely be broken, and the washer won't turn off if the door becomes ajar. Remove the torque screws along the inside perimeter of the door and you can spread the face panel open to access the latch unit for replacement.
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Cannot open the dishwasher door. Maytag Quiet Ser...


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