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Amana Dishwasher door will not open. Latch you grap is very loose

The cycle ran through ok but when it completed I can not get the door open.It apears the latch may have been broken and the door does not open. Where you grab the handle to open the door there is a a black plate which is loose.

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We have the same problem and I bought the latch locally for $26.00 now trying to figure out exactly how to get the door apart to replace.

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

  • Kristen Lacey Oct 09, 2014

    I wonder if there is a recall on this? our latch is a pain. I can get it to shut if I slam it and mess with the latch a bit. now my control panel is out. It's a small dishwasher for a 1 bedroom-- but it's been a pain. and the warranty is up . seems like many folks have problems with it.

  • Kristen Lacey Oct 09, 2014

    good luck.

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The cycle ran through ok.but when completed I cannot get the door open. It appears the latch may have been broken and the door does not open. Where you the grab the handle to open the door the latch is very loose.

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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