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How do you install the spring (part PS285013) for the recess door (latch) on a GE GLD4500N00BB dishwasher?

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  • lkulas Mar 17, 2011

    I believe these instructions are to replace the door spring, however, I need to replace the spring on the door latch.

  • lkulas Mar 17, 2011

    I am forwarding you a diagram of the dishwasher. I have replaced part #804 (handle) but can't figure out how to attach the spring on the end which is part #801. Maybe this will help you. Thanks for all of your assistance. Lynn



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  • lkulas Mar 17, 2011

    I have replaced the door handle on my GE GLD4500N00BB dishwasher. However, I need instructions on how to install the small spring that is attached on the end of the handle part. I am including a link of the diagram page of the dishwasher to help you determine what i am asking. Again, I have replaced part #804 but need to install part #801 (recess/latch door spring). I am NOT needing to know how to replace the door hinge. Thanks for all of your assistance.
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  • lkulas Mar 17, 2011

    I must be using the wrong terminology. The spring is not located at the bottom of the dishwasher on the side of the door. It is located at the top of the door on the door handle. I am not replacing the door hinge or door spring. I am replacing the spring on the door handle.

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Hi

Its not a difficult installation...you have to hook the long end of the screw on the pulley or hinge arm on the bottom of the door and hook the short end on one of the holes at the bottom of dishwasher frame. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

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    Daniel Scott Mar 17, 2011

    From the diagram that you gave me...one part of door spring goes in part#805 and other in part#802 while the door spring is attached at the end of part#804

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