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they even have stainless steel

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It sounds like your door springs are broken, at the top of the dishawasher you will find 2 screws that attatch it to the counter top, take them out and slide the dishwasher a few inches forward, this will allow you to see if your springs are broken. If so you can order new ones at marcone.com w/ your model #

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  • If the latch has worn out in a way that makes it impossible for you to close the door properly, you probably need to replace the latch.

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Make sure the spray bar nozzles are all clear.

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Its very east to open. Take the top cover plate off the appliance, undoing the screws at tha back and it will reveal the latch.
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