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Maytag dishwasher door latch stuck

Door is closed and latch is stuck wont open

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SOURCE: Dishwasher latch handle is stuck in closed

I had the same problem and with some pushing and pulling I got the door open again.
TURN OFF THE BREAKER....
Next take all the screws out of the door panel to access the door latch assembly. You will see the handle has plastic tabs that hold it in place which are broken. Order a new assembly and install it.
My problem was getting the wiring harness off of the switches they are clipped on very tightly so I just kept the old ones connected and put them on the new assembly.

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SOURCE: broken maytag door latch assembly

unscrew from bottom

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