Does this match my dishwasher and is this item has 9inch long?
Answer Hello Harry! Yes, the dishwasher door cable WD7X14 is the correct replacement and will work on your dishwasher. According to the images found it is approx. 9" long. Thanks!
Do you have to remove the dishwasher door in order to get to the screws to remove the panel beneath it.
No, it is not necessary to remove the dishwasher door in order to access the screws to remove the kickplate.