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Let me guess it's a kitchenaid stainless steel door?
Replace you door latch and actuator.
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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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Door will not stay closed - KitchenAid Dishwashers


Let me guess it's a kitchenaid stainless steel door?Replace you door latch and actuator. ... KitchenAid Dishwashers

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