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I have a problem with my hotpoint fdw60 dishwasher. The door won'

Think the catch is broken, is it difficult to repair or do I need an engineer?

ta, Alan

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  • zero-waste Jan 21, 2009

    I had to remove the back panel off the door to get inside.
    The connections to the sensor were a little tight - but some wiggling freed them. The door was difficult to reassemble, so an extra pair of hands to keep things lined up helped. The replacement part P24 - B50 for the Aquanaut FDW60 cost about £10 from a local supplier in the yellow pages. Hotpoint wanted to charge us £100 minimum to send an engineer around, as we were outside warranty. One less defunct hotpoint littering the planet! One less unit of unnecessary consumption!

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I think you can fix this yourself if you can see the latch itself. There should be some screws at or near the latch that can be removed. this would allow you to physically get to the latch and check it out. It may be that the latch is broken or loose OR it may be where the latches "catches" that could be the problem also. You are probably looking at an hour's work.

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