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Need to find door handle latch for kenmore dishwasher 154355101

Door will not lock, needs new door latch

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  • Debby GreenMitchel
    Debby GreenMitchel Nov 04, 2012

    alright hey Thanks for that.. just found the # on the door when I dropped it down. Was afraid that was too easy.. will have a closer look at the unit and go from there. Really THANKS MUCH

  • Debby GreenMitchel
    Debby GreenMitchel Nov 06, 2012

    migh5t ask one more thing.. looked inside,on back (all around) and on sides as well.. Have a bad feeling the model number might be on the bottom? Is that where I need look for it?

  • PHILIP RUSSELL Nov 06, 2012

    You should open the door and see a tag on the door or in the area the door closes into on front of machine.

  • Debby GreenMitchel
    Debby GreenMitchel Nov 07, 2012

    Hey THANKS for getting back with me. Is what I thought too, when I open the door there are basic instructions on the tag, an 80 num to call and then what says p/n (the one I listed) that seemed to be wrong. that is the only list of numbers I can seem to find. Are none other elsewhere.

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THAT IS WRONG MODEL NUMBER THERE IS MORE NUMBERS..
When you get correct model go to searspartsdirect.com and you can order yourself.

Posted on Nov 04, 2012

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SOURCE: dishwasher door will not open.tried

The plastic latch release inside the door handle is broken. Most likely one of the pins holding it in place has broken.

First go to your local dishwasher supplier and look at a similar brand (GE Profile in my case) and see how the mechanism works. Next, get a thin pair of siccors, pull the dishwasher handle down and slid the siccors into the opening above the handel and push the tab holding the door closed up so it will release.

Once the door is open, remove the inside of the door to get to the latch. Remove the plastic latch release and order a new one.

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Dishwasher door won't open, latch seems broken

Hello, I read your comment. If the latch is broken, then I suggest first of all disconect the electricity from the dishwasher. You may want to try using a small screwdriver and insert it where the latch is to activate the opening mechanism. If it doesnt open, then there are two options, I suggest to call the technical service to replace the door with a new latch.

Hope I have been of help.

Regards Nevd ´ll fixya.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

SOURCE: Kitchenaid Dishwasher Latch Broken

GET A FLAT HEAD SCREWDRIVER TRY TO PUSH THE LATCH TO OPEN THE DOOR...

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Jenn Air dishwasher door won't close

i had the exact same issue. it's a broken latch mechanism, and is a fairly common problem.

i bought the part at my local repair shop for $45 (you can find it online for $30). it literally took 10 minutes.

you need to right size bit to remove the 10 bolts on the interior of the door. once you have those out, the latch slides right out of the top. there are 2 electrical connectors (careful - you can get a shock. disconnect the 2 connectors, reconnect to the new one, and zip your 10 bolts back in. super easy

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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

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

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