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GE Diswasher Mod# GSD900L-01. The guide wires attached to the springs on the door have broken. Need to get new wires, and instructions how to re-attach the wires to the springs and the door. Thank you.

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The door cable is here:

http://www.appliancepartspros.com/part_details.aspx?part_id=2038829

I don't have the instructions on the how to replace it. It is a matter of replacing them one at time as best you can with the door closed. I do not have a manual for this dishwasher to pass you any pictures. Just being honest.

Kelly

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

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    Kelly Oct 05, 2010

    Here is the door spring installation guide: http://kitchen.manualsonline.com/manuals...
    Just close the pop-up at the X and do not submit any information. Then download the manual.

    On page 2 NOTE that you will have to slide the unit partially out to connect the spring.

    Thanks for choosing FixYa,

    Kelly

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