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Dishwasher door won't stay up, cable disconnected

Ge potscrubber 800 dishwasher (GSD 800t-55ba) door became heavy, as if the spring broke, noticed cable loose on lower right of dishwasher. How do you re-connected the cable? Where can you find a diagram for the door assembly?

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SOURCE: The GE Potscrubber 600 door feels too heavy -

The door has a dual spring link with eyelet hooks at each end. I have the same problem. You can access it by loosening the four screws of the bottom panel. The eyelet wire is about 6 inches in length at each end of the dual springs. You run the wire around the 2 nylon wheels located at each end of the unit's bottom. They hook up to the small protrusion at the very end of the unit.
Hopes this helps.

Posted on Nov 15, 2010

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