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KUDP01FLBL3 Door swings open - no spring attached


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When opening the door to my Kitchenaid Superba dishwasher, I heard a loud noise inside the machine. The door slammed open. Now, it opens, closes, and latches; however, the spring-assist that slows the opening no longer works, and the heavy door, when unlatched to open, swings freely and quickly down.


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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?


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I have a 3 year old stainless steel kitchen aide dishwasher. Recently when opening the door there was a loud "sprong" noise. There is now a cord hanging out the bottom of the door and the "spring" action that makes it easy to open a close is not working. The door opens "heavy" and will go to the full open position.


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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]


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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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My whirlpool dishwasher type 280-2 detergent door will not open during wash cycle. Yes the compartment, springs and door are thoroughly clean. Will not open if I just close the door and remains empty. I'm wondering if perhaps I knocked off some random part that makes it open. So please tell me how darn thing opens and perhaps a pic of the parts so I could see if ones missing. Thank you for any help offered for this, its driving me nuts.


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GE Diswasher Mod# GSD900L-01. The guide wires attached to the springs on the door have broken. Need to get new wires, and instructions how to re-attach the wires to the springs and the door. Thank you.


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The door to my dishwasher swings open to fast


You will need to bring the DW about 8-10 inches out from under the counter to access the door springs on the side of the unit.Any questions, let me knowPlease take the time to give this solution a fix ya ratingclar ... KitchenAid 24 in. KUDI01FL - Multiple Color Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher door When I opened the door I heard a pop and now the door drops to the fully open position. It used to stay as open as I pulled it, but now there is no tension as if a spring broke.


You're right a spring has either snapped or come off of it's anchor point. Should be 2 ...one on each side of the door. you can order parts on line at several appliance replacement part suppliers... have your make and model so you'll get the right pa ... Kenmore Dishwashers

Opened the door of a kenmore elite 66516493300 and heard a loud bang. Then the doo fell open hard. Now when I open the door it wants to fall straight down fast. I see no springs in the parts list but assume that something counterbalances the door. Do you know what's srong and can I fix it myself? Thank you, Peter M. Bonadio


Http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/lis_pdf/INSTL/L0408224.pdf\015\012\015\012if you look on page 24 it shows the spring and how to adjus ... Dishwashers

The door spring must of came loose or broke off.The door falls open if you don't hold it as you open it. Before I start dismantling the dishwasher to repair this is it inside the door or on the side of the dishwasher.


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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

Kitchenade Dishwasher. Door keeps popping open during cycle. replaced both the springs and cable in door. door locks but then pops open during cycle.


Try adjusting the door catch, this is the hook that comes out from the top of the machine and clips into the door switch when closed, it can be adjusted further out by loosening the screw. If not then you may need to replace the door switch. This is ... Dishwashers

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?


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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?


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The door spring is broken and the door falls open


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Door flies open. Is there a spring or hinge that prevents door from poping open?


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I have an Optima series G1470 or G2470 dishwasher with a heavy panel on the front to match the kitchen cabinets. I want to tighten the door spring so I can open it more gently. House guests tend to let go of the door part way down and it bangs open the rest of the way. Also, I have not put salt in. Do I need to in Wisconsin? If so, what kind of salt do I use? Thanks, MJ


About the use of salt depending on water hardness, there is a very good explanation on page 11 ... Miele Premier-Plus Built-in Dishwasher

Spring on dishwasher door causes it to open without resistance. Door offers resistance when we close it, but not when it's opened.


Sound as if the catch has broken. They are often quite fragile. Fortunately they can be purchased quite cheaply on the internet. ... Dishwashers
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