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Door too stiff how can I adjust the tension

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: DOOR TENSION

open the dishwasher and look at the top of the chassis, where the door catch is. You'll see 2 screws with hexagonal heads, one on either side of the catch. Turning these screws will apply or reduce tension on a wire liked to a spring on either side of the door. Tension must be equal on both sides.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: adjusting the door on a neff dishwasher

I have the same problem with my newly installed Miele integrated dishwasher. The door does not stay open when you are trying to load dishes. I heard that there is an adjustable internal mechanism to adjust the tension on the door. But, I am still working on solving my problem.

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Door Tension Adjustment on Electrolux Dishwasher

you should be able to remove the lower acess panel, and the tension springs are on both sides, cant really picture how to adjust tension( font or back), but there should be enough room to get a flashlight and you hands under there to make the adjustment

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Bosch Dishwasher Model SHU66C soap door will not open

This is most likely the actuator for the soap door. Unplug and remove door covers to find it, and check it is not seized. Look at "wax motor" online to understand working, as they often use these (and may appear siezed - when actually ok)
Check cables are not broken and connectors not corroded.
Replace actuator if you are uncertain, and try again.
Further problems may be the contact to control it in the controller assembly or a broken cable between the two.

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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SOURCE: adjust door tension on jdb-5

There are springs on both sides of the door, likely one has snapped. You can get at the spring without removing the machine, sometimes, by pulling the bottom panels...

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you should be able to remove the lower acess panel, and the tension springs are on both sides, cant really picture how to adjust tension( font or back), but there should be enough room to get a flashlight and you hands under there to make the adjustment

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just about the most difficult job to do on a dishwasher, not normally a job for the home mechanic, i am an appliance engineer of 20 years and often shy away from jobs like this,

there is often no adjustment, the hinges are sprained, more often that not by people either putting weight on the door to stand back up, or children climbing on to get higher

the only thing i think you can do is to check the springs are in place and nothing is broken or just come off that can be put back?? sorry

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