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Dishwasher Door Handle And Latch Assembly with Switch
Fix Number FIX11748729
Manufacturer Part Number WPW10130695This kit includes the black plastic handle (white handle is no longer available from the manufacturer), the latch, and two switches. The door handle and latch assembly is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dishwasher from operating when the door is open. Symptoms of a faulty door handle and latch assembly include the door not latching properly, being unable to close the door, leaking during operation, and the dishwasher not starting. It is common for the door latch to break down due to material fatigue and/or continually slamming or opening the door quickly. This part measure roughly 5.5 inches wide, 1.5 inches high and 2.5 inches deep. This OEM kit is sold as a single part.
Door Catch Kit
Fix Number FIX334230
Manufacturer Part Number 279570This kit includes two door strikes, and three door catches, to service doors that have one or two catches. The strike is mounted on the body of the dryer, while the catch is mounted on the dryer door. These two parts work together to keep the dryer door shut while in operation. If your appliances lid will not close, or it will not start, it may be time to replace the door catch. If this part is malfunctioning, it should be replaced immediately, as it is not safe to run a dryer with the door not properly closed. This kit also comes with a set of instructions to help with the repair.
Fixes these symptoms
- Door won’t close
- Lid or door won’t close
- No heat or not enough heat
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Fix Number FIX6447681
Manufacturer Part Number WD21X10490If your dishwasher door will not close or latch, or the machine will not start, you may need to replace the door latch. This genuine OEM replacement latch is meant to keep your dishwasher door closed while the machine operates, and if your latch is faulty your appliance may not work as intended. This is an easy repair that just requires a Phillips screwdriver, but you will need to pull the dishwasher out from underneath your counter to access the part. Since there is an electrical component involved, be sure to disconnect the power supply before beginning your repair. At this time, you should also inspect the door strike for damage, and replace that part if necessary.
Door Latch Assembly
Fix Number FIX11731673
Manufacturer Part Number W10862259This authentic OEM kit includes the door handle and latch for your dishwasher. The latch is used to the keep the door secured while the appliance is operating, and will not allow the dishwasher to run if the door is opened. Regular wear and tear can result in the assembly becoming damaged, but you can prolong the life of the part by being gentle when opening and closing the dishwasher door. A Torx screwdriver is necessary for this repair, and you will need to access the inner panel and disconnect and reconnect the wire harnesses to the latch. Be sure to disconnect the power supply to the dishwasher before beginning this repair.
Handle and Latch Assembly with Switches
Fix Number FIX6448153
Manufacturer Part Number A00099902Note: This part has been updated by the manufacturer. It may appear different than the original but will still function the same.
Door Latch and Gasket
Fix Number FIX979850
Manufacturer Part Number 5304442173No longer available in Almond. Handle is white in color. This door latch prohibits the dishwasher from operating when the door is open. The gasket is used around the door to keep the dishwasher from leaking.
Fix Number FIX8690622
Manufacturer Part Number WD13X10071This dishwasher latch strike is a manufacturer-approved replacement part for your appliance. The latch strike is an important component in your dishwasher door assembly, and adds an extra layer of security in keeping the door closed. This part may become damaged if the door has been opened during a wash cycle. It can also wear out over time. It is fairly easy to replace, simply pop out the old door strike using a screwdriver for leverage, and insert the new one.