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Kitchenaid dishwasher - door will not latch

Sometimes, when the door is opened before the cycle ends, the door will not latch until the cycle is canceled. (press the cancel button) This time I have tried to cancel, remove power for 5 minutes, used the panel sequence "sani - heat - sani - heat" (results in all panel lights go on), but still the door will not latch. I called Kitchenaid, the offer no help, but rather told me to place a call for a service tech.

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The latch needs to be replaced. Kitchen Aid has made two updates to this latch. I.E. 2-revised latches. I just replacd the latch assembly and the dishwasher works fine now. Do a search for kitchen aid repair parts online and hav them shipped to your home. The repair takes five minutes. Un-screw all torx bit screws on door and the latch is under neath. One electrical dip switch held on by another screw and a two prong tab to undo the old latch. This seriously took me five minutes to repair and the parts were $40.00 online shipped.

Hope his helps.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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