Whirlpool Dishwasher Latch Switch Replacement #W10859566

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the latch switch on Whirlpool dishwasher model #WDF550SAFS. The most common reason for replacing the switch is if the dishwasher will not run when the door is closed.

All of the information in this latch switch video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool

Tools used: phillips head screwdriver

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the door latch switch in your dishwasher be sure to turn off the power to the appliance.
2
Use a phillips-head screwdriver to unthread all of the screws securing the console to the inner door panel.
3
We recommend placing a towel over the top edge of the outer door panel to protect the wires.
4
Unthread the door latch mounting screws.
5
Disconnect the latch switch wires.
6
Release the two retaining tabs to remove the old switch.
7
Install the new latch switch by snapping it into place on the latch.
8
Connect the wire connecters to the new switch.
9
Reposition the door latch on the console and secure it with the mounting screws.
10
Now reposition the console on the inner and outer door panels.
11
Thread and tighten all of the screws.
12
With the repair completed turn the power supply back on and your dishwasher should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the latch switch on Whirlpool dishwasher model #WDF550SAFS. The most common reason for replacing the switch is if the dishwasher will not run when the door is closed.

All of the information in this latch switch video is applicable to the following brands: Whirlpool

Tools used: phillips head screwdriver
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the door latch switch in your dishwasher be sure to turn off the power to the appliance.
2
Use a phillips-head screwdriver to unthread all of the screws securing the console to the inner door panel.
3
We recommend placing a towel over the top edge of the outer door panel to protect the wires.
4
Unthread the door latch mounting screws.
5
Disconnect the latch switch wires.
6
Release the two retaining tabs to remove the old switch.
7
Install the new latch switch by snapping it into place on the latch.
8
Connect the wire connecters to the new switch.
9
Reposition the door latch on the console and secure it with the mounting screws.
10
Now reposition the console on the inner and outer door panels.
11
Thread and tighten all of the screws.
12
With the repair completed turn the power supply back on and your dishwasher should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Dishwasher
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Switch
Switch
$17.35
6% Off MSRP: $18.46
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$21.94
Total$0.00

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