I ordered the latch assembly with handle but don't know how to open the dishwasher door that is stuck closed. Any suggestions?
To open the door that is stuck in the closed position you will need to try to get ahold of the outer top corners of the door and lift up and give the door a good jerk. This should allow the door to release from the latch.
lights went out on the control panel and upon further review it looks as if the handle to open the unit has broke away from the control pane as well. First it was the lights then the handle and now it wont even run. Thoughts?
Answer Trevor, Chances are the door latch assembly W10130695 is OK. The failure with the LED's and the no running situation is most likely due to a failed keypad circuit(s) and if the latch has broken away from the standoffs in the control panel, the door switches aren't being activated and the dishwasher won't operate. You'd want to start by replacing the control panel first.
I have model mdb7601aws. What door latch do l need?
Answer Bob, the latch only is part number W10275768. If you would like the handle and latch assembly use part number W10130695. Thanks!
mdb6701awb dishwasher has been working great until door latch broke and the tabs on the back of the control panel that hold the latch are broke too. i replaced only the door latch. the dishwasher will start, sounds like water is going in and stops after about 1 minute and powers down.
Answer Candlemaker, Replacing the control panel 6-919822 should solve both your issues. the broken retainers could allow the door latch to shift and release the switch plunger. The dishwasher "shutting down" during the cycle could also be due to a faulty circuit in the key pad circuit(s) causing the control board to "overload" and shut down.