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Without knowing the model, it's hard to show you or explain it accurately. Take your model number to Sears.com or another appliance parts website and you can see the breakdown for your unit. you are going to be looking for a hinge most likely, but sometimes the hinges and the door balance/resistor mechanism are separate items.
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Door does not stay partially open but falls - KitchenAid Dishwashers


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I have a Kitchenaid dishwasher model KUDV24SE. The "door open" light stays on. I have tested the switch on the door and it appears to be working. There is nothing blocking the door closing, the light just stays on which prevents the dishwasher from working. I am technically astute, just can't solve this problem (yet)..


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The door release bar on our KitchenAid KUDV24SE is hanging loose and so the door won't open. According to the installation booklet, the dishwasher should be attached to the floor or countertop to prevent it falling over when the door is opened, so I can't pull it away from the counter for better access. How do I open the door from the front? Thanks.


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Kitchenaid dishwasher model kuds01fl door pops open - it appears the latch is not keeping it closed while the diswasher is operating. We push and hold it closed and it stays for a time and then pops open again - any ideas on how to fix it?? Thanks,


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Kitchenaid dishwasher kud102crwh1 issue: door opens too quickly, no "braking" action like it used to have. Door is heavy and falls quickly. Adjustment? Spring broken?


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A spring or something has broken in the door of my kitchenaid dishwasher. Now the door is extremely heavy and falls to the ground upon opening. How can I fix this problem? Thank you!


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