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16 year old GE built-in dishwasher, model GSD900. Springs that prevent front door from falling disconnected. ALL parts APPEAR to be in good condition. I say appear in good condition because I don't know what they are supposed to look like. But I see nothing obviously broken. The 2 springs appear intact. The connecting cable is good. However one of the 2 springs is shorter than the other. It may be shorter because one is supposed to stretch to the other side of the dw? So number 1 ? is: Why is one spring shorter? The springs are on the left side near the floor. Number 2 ?: Where does the other end of the cable connect to? I know the part of the cable with the 2 holes connects to the 2 cables. But where does the other end of the cable connect?

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Hi there Mathew, yep your diagnosis sound correct to me the LG dish washers have a string with a plastic lug that conects them to the springs. The plastic lugs and known to brake off the part number for the replacement strings is 4933ED3002A you will need two of these one per side. I hope you find this usefull please contact me if you need any further asistance. Regards Gary.

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