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How to fix door spring on kitchenair dishwasher

The door is very heavy now. I think the springs are broken.

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Here is a video on that repair:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtl4zG-6U9E

good luck!

Posted on Nov 29, 2014

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SOURCE: Broken Door Spring

hi you can do it if you have good hands open the cover side of the broken arm with the spirngs understand how the Mechanism works (in\out) and what went worng and hopefuly fix it or replace the springs that died good luck

Posted on Mar 26, 2006

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SOURCE: broken door spring?

Either a spring or a door cable. On newer Kitchenaids and Whirlpools, it is usually a "cable" made of rope and plastic that breaks, not the spring itself. Get me the complete model number and I will look it up for you...

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

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I too thought my soap container spring was broken- I filled the dispenser with soap but then couldn't slide the circle back shut.
But then - EUREKA- I set the dishwasher control back into "off" position and lo and behold, I could now close the little round door! Make sure you verify that BEFORE you spend $$$ on new parts or a repairman!

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Broken door spring on Kitchenaid dishwasher

you have to pull the unit totally out so you can access both sides of the machine you can order the parts from either marcone or allbrands applaince they mail the parts directly to you when you have the unit out you will be able to see its an easy fix of just replacing springs and cord if im remebering correctly theres only two 1/4 screws to loosen one on each side you will be replacing the glide rollers also in the kit they send you with the cord are the glide rollers

Posted on May 01, 2010

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SOURCE: Repair door springs - LG dishwasher - LD-2040WH.

my lg door keeps on falling done something wrong with door springs ; how do i repair it.

Posted on Jan 13, 2011

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