Having problems with your Miele 24 in. G638 Plus Free-standing Dishwasher ?

Door does not stay horizontal when opened. How do I adjust the door springs?


Answers :

Hello Slosh,
The are four torx screws (Two on each side) of the door panel near the bottom. The top screw controls tension and the bottom allows you to position the door. Be careful when loosening the panel as the screws will come out completely and then you will need to remove the outer door panel and reattach the door springs
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