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Broken maytag door latch assembly Maytag quiet series 300: the latch is not working, door is closed and cannot open, seems something snapped inside, how can I open the door ? and change the broken part ?

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  • fwdiii Mar 15, 2009

    Door latch on Maytag quiet series 300 seemed to broke off inside, is it replaceable and how do you get to the latch?

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    I have the same problem

  • jarfallone Aug 05, 2009

    Maytag Quiet Series 300...door latch broken for 2nd time!

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To open this latch, the handle works as a lever to push inward when you push up on the handle. If your handle if broken, it has probably ceased to work as a lever (the pivot pins have likely broken). You want to push in on the handle to open the latch, ideally toward the bottom of the handle opening. Once you get the latch open, you'll likely want to order a replacement (here is one source : http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Door-Latch/W10130694/1266678 ). Remember to turn off the power to the dishwasher, and you'll need a star head driver to remove the screws from the inside of the door to access and replace the latch.

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