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Dishwasher door The door on my dishwasher has gotten skewed somehow. It is tilted toward the right and won't close. Is there a way to remove the door and adjust it?

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Hi rrlady,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your question is: The door on your dishwasher has gotten skewed somehow. It is tilted toward the right and won't close. Is there a way to remove the door and adjust it?

Yes. It requires removing the d/w to allow access. I don't recomend that to the average homeowner. If the d/w has a few years on it, it might be time to compare the cost of repair verses replacement.

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Harvey your Master Plumber

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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