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My KitchenAid Dishwasher door won't stay closed. It keeps popping open after a few seconds.


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I experienced the same problem after my tension cables broke. The door fell open with such force that it bent the hinges a little. If you've replaced the tension strings (which you should do every 5-8 years) then you don't have to replace the latch. I did and it didn't solve the problem.
Here's the solution:
Put a towel at the bottom of each side of the door by the hinge.
Push the door closed a couple of times to bend back the hinges.
Remove the towels and you're back in action.
Good luck
Lower the top rack to it's lowest setting. We set the rack high to accommodate large dishes below, but when the upper rack was loaded and overloaded at it's highest positional setting it would rest against the door and eventually push it open during the cycle.
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