Having problems with your Dishwashers ?

How can I access the door spring on a nautilus?


Answers :

Hi,

The springs you need are Part code 521565P, Service kit DW spring hinge \015\012(2). There are two springs in each kit, and the retailer who sold you \015\012the machine should be able to get them for you.
\015\012
\015\012Before you start, download the Fisher & Paykel Parts Manual for the \015\012DW820 and DW920, manual number 599069. Look at the Tub Assembly diagram,\015\012 page 6 and find the screws (15) that retain the front panel (31 - 33) \015\012immediately below the door. This is the way into the machine.
\015\012
\015\012Turn off the power to the machine. Pull it out and undo the screws (15),\015\012 disconnect the earth lead to the panel (32) and put the panel aside. \015\012Then unclip the supports (34) for the next panel (35) and slide the \015\012panel up so that the retaining clips (36) reach the top of the slots in \015\012the main frame. There is an enlargement in the slots that allows the \015\012clips (36) to come out. Again, disconnect the earth lead and put the \015\012panel aside.
\015\012
\015\012Find the screws under the seal (12) that hold the surround to the \015\012chassis at the front. There are two more screws (1) at the bottom of the\015\012 chassis. Remove these screws as well. Do the same for the back panel, \015\012but do not remove the surround. Rather, gently pull the sides of the \015\012surround away from the bottom of the chassis far enough to get your hand\015\012 in from the front. You should be able to see the springs on each side \015\012at the front near the bottom of the chassis. One or both of these \015\012springs will be broken.
\015\012
\015\012Remove the old springs. I found it easier to remove the intact spring \015\012(only one was broken) from the bottom first, then the top.
\015\012
\015\012Assembly is the reverse order of disassembly. Fit the new springs top \015\012first, then bottom. Watch that the seals don't get caught between the \015\012chassis and the surround as you refit the surround. Also, make sure that\015\012 the earth leads are firmly in place on each panel as you put the panels\015\012 on, and that the leads and connections are in good condition.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dishwashers

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

How can I access the door spring on a nautilus?


Hi,The springs you need are Part code 521565P, Service kit DW spring hinge \015\012(2). There are two springs in each kit, and the retailer who sold you \015\012the machine should be able to get them for you.\015\012\015\012Be ... Dishwashers

I have a Bosch dishwasher, model SHU9915UC/U11. The spring mechanism on the detergent door cracked, and I bought the part to replace it. I took the front cover off of the dishwasher to determine how to replace it. Two white plastic "things", maybe spacers, fell out. I need 2 things: a) how to gain access to the spring on the detergent door so that I can replace it, and b) how to put the door spacers back on. An exploded parts view would probably help a great deal. Michael J. Orr


Hello! This is Guru...Saailer...I have your information...Due to size limitations I'll need your e-mail address in order to send it to you...Send an e-mail to me and I'll send an exploded view diagram and parts list...Guru...saailer... ... Bosch SHU9915UC Dishwasher

Door dropped Opened door on my FDB421RFR and a loud cracking noise occurred - now the door drops quickly. I guess the spring(s) have broken - does anyone know if the spring is on the rhs looking at the front? I sure hope so, I can probably access that side without pulling the unit out! Is it good to spray these with WD-40 or do they just age anyway?


... Frigidaire 24 in. FDB421RF Built-in Dishwasher

I have a Fisher and Paykel Nautilus DW920 dishwasher. However, the door to the detergent dispenser does not open reliably every load -- usually I have to open the dishwasher door about 20 minutes into the load and open the soap dispenser myself. The catch on the dispenser will have released, but the dispenser door will not have sprung open. I am not sure exactly what the problem is -- the soap dispenser door simply seems a bit stiff in its holster. Given a little nudge, it springs open fine. I h


... Dishwashers

Kitchenaid dishwasher KUDK02CRBS the spring on the door broke? Is this a easy fix, where do you access the spring


Turn off the power to the dishwasher.Remove the access cover on the bottom front of the dishwasher.Lying on the floor,you can see the door hinges and replace the spring. ... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDK02CRBS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

BROKEN DOOR SPRINGS ON DW920 NAUTILUS ARE THERE BLOWN UP PICTURES/REPAIRE MANUALS FOR DOWN LOADING PICTURES OR 'HOW TO'REPLACE SPRINGS


... Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

My magic chef dishwasher door springs broke. I need to know how to access the bottom of the dishwasher to replace the broken parts.


Open the back door and see whether the hooking points visible.Look from the front end also to get an idea! ... Dishwashers

I have a ge nautilus dishwasher and i took the door panel off. Problem is the spring popped off the timer and I do not know how to put it back so that the cup closes that releases the detergent. My wife is upset and I need some type of help. A diagram anything I am searching the net but to no avail. Please help. Derrick


Hello Derrick,\015\012I learned a long time ago that a picture is worth a thousand words and that before attempting any repair, I typically take several digital shots as a backup and in case I forget where things went. I know that won't help yo ... Dishwashers

The door of my Miele G646 SCI semi-integrated dishwasher has suddenly become stiff to move up or down. I am guessing there is a problem with the spring? Any suggestions what to try or how to get access?


I am not exactly sure if I know how to fix your problem with the door but I found a great site if you want to change the look of your appliances. They even have stainless steel.\015\012 ... Miele 24 in. G646SCi Plus Free-standing Dishwasher

How do I remove the kick plate for Nautilus 920 dishwasher. The door spring is broken


... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DS603H W Built-in Dishwasher

NAUTILUS FISHER AND PYKEL MODEL. I NEED TO CHAGE THE SPRINGS TO STOP THE DOOR DROPPING. TKS MIKE


... Fisher and Paykel 24 in. DS603H SS Free-standing Dishwasher

Fisher & Paykel Nautilus dishwasher - door spring replacements: 1/ Where do I buy them in Melbourne Australia 2/ How do I replace them?


... Fisher and Paykel Dishwashers

We have a Maytag "Dependably Quiet" Dishwasher approx. 17 years old. The door doesn't close properly (after I mistakenly lifted and pulled on it at the same time to pull the machine out slightly further). It seems to have dislodged at the bottom somewhat and I don't have any repair manuals that show how it is secured. Both of the springs and plastic hook mechanisms are in place for either side, however, it has dropped slightly down on the left side and binds on the bottom access panel. Any h


It would be helpful if you provided the model number of your dishwasher.\015\012\015\012See below links to service manuals for a few models of Maytag dishwasher, not sure if any of these is yours. I believe the last one might be the Quiet ... Dishwashers

Have fitted male part latch kit to door of f&p nautilus. Female part has 2 bolts to attach it to the body. Do I have to remove outer shell to access nuts for these bolts and if so, how?


I think you will find that any nuts used will be secured in behind. As I think the door is pressed into one piece?\015\012\015\012But the only way I can think of obtaining that information is to obtain a service manual, that gives you a parts b ... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in Dishwasher

Hi Tricity bendix BK205. The door is not supported by I assume a spring mechanism. How easy is it to repair and how do you access Thanks


... Tricity Bendix Dishwashers

Kithchen aid dishwasher model KUD101FLS spring on door broken. How do I access it?


Take the bottom panel off so you can see the side of the dishwasher at the botom.\015\012\015\012You will have to pull the dishwasher at least half way out to replace the door spring.\015\012\015\012Depends on the water connec ... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01FLSS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

Door mechanism door has 2 springs on each side, on the right the spring works on its own. But come to the left side and it has a long belt type piece of metal,the spring and a hook type piece that makes up how the door opens and closes.this left side has come apart and dont know how it goes together,therefore the door just drops very sharply to the dismay of my partner.plz reply to [email protected]


Wind metal strap around plastic bush and hook above hinge ... Candy 24 in. CD622 Free-standing Dishwasher

Hello! I have a Kenmore Dishwasher Model # 665.15805890. The dishwasher came with the house and I'm guessing it is around 10 years old. My toddler was having a great time flipping the door to the soap dispenser back and forth until he pulled the door off of the pin. Now, I can't seem to position the spring in a way so that the door will spring back. I never looked closely at the hinge before, so I don't know if that is the only reason the door will not release the detergent, or if something


Hi.Please see if the diagram here can help you. Check if the spring is that indicated with nr ten in diagram. ... Kenmore Dishwashers

Door springs DOOR WONT STAY SHUT HOW DO YOU LOCATE THE DOOR SPRINGS


If the door won't stay shut the issue is with the door catch not the door springs, But if you want to know where the door springs are you need to remove the outer cabinet of the dishwasher and you will see them on the lower sides. ... Zanussi Dishwashers

How do I replace the spring in the soap door? Spring appears to be broken because it is sticking out from the door. Door will not stay shut.


It depends on the breakage. Contact service center and get the part replaced. ... Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

The door has always made a horrible noise that I could not get to go away (I shot some WD40 into all available places). I learned to live with the noise. NOW, the spring on the door has obviously broken. I am afraid someone will open the dishwasher and hurt a small child with the falling door! I see where you addressed the broken spring problem. Do you think I could fix the horrible noise at the same time? Do you think this is something my husband could fix?


... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDP02FRSS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

I have an Indesit DV62WHUK dishwasher and the last night the door made a banging sound when it was opened and now it won't close and will fall back under it's own weight. I suspect either a spring, spring cable or a hinge has broken. How do I check this? Is the spring mechanism in the door or main unit?


There is a plastic unit behind the door handle which houses a spring under tension. This latches the door closed and makes the electrical connection to allow the machine to work properly. You need to buy a new unit (\302\24315) which is a bit fiddly ... Indesit 23 in. DV62 IX Built-in Dishwasher

Whirlpool DU927QWDG1 Hi, The problem I'm having with my dishwasher pertains to the door cover for the area I place the soap. There is a small spring which helps the door pop open to release the soap when washing. I cant figure out how to place the spring so that the pops open.....right now when I run the unit the door stays latched and the soap doesn't get dispensed. Any ideas on how to repair this or where I could maybe get a parts manual??? Your expertise will be greatly appreciated!!!!


... Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher

I found the problem with my dishwasher, a spring in the handle (154556703 Frigidaire Dishwasher Door Latch) had broken. All I need is the spring, not an entire door latch assembly. Is there any way I can get the part number for the individual spring? V/r Matthew Quirk


... Dishwashers

Kitchenaid model kudso3ctblo, Type 577-0 Ser. FU3202943 When the dishwasher is finished, the soap tablet is still inside the dispenser & the door is still closed. We can open the door by hand & see that the soap has not dissolved. We found a tiny spring on the floor last week. Is there a metal spring in the dispenser? Could this have broken off & now keeps the door from opening?


... Dishwashers
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.a-wash.org || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0824 seconds