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Door latch will not open door

The door latch will not open the dishwasher door. It wiggles around but doesn't seem to be connecting to the mechanism that unlatches it. Any suggestions?

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Anonymous

This happened to my washer. 3 months later my stupid warrenty company 1st American finially gets someone out to tell me that the whole front panel needs to be replaced, and is offering under $300 to replace it.

Posted on Aug 01, 2007

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