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Maytag Dishwasher Won't Latch

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The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Dishwasher won't latch are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Dishwasher won't latch

Cause 1Door Hinge

If the door hinges are damaged, the door won’t be able to latch properly. Inspect the door hinges for damage. If a hinge is bent or broken, replace it.

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Door Hinge for your MaytagDishwasher
Door Hinge - Part # 941407 Mfg Part # WP8534853

Door hinge arm, right side

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Cause 2Door Hinge

If the door hinges are damaged, the door won’t be able to latch properly. Inspect the door hinges for damage. If a hinge is bent or broken, replace it.

Parts
Door Hinge for your MaytagDishwasher
Door Hinge - Part # 941408 Mfg Part # WP8534854

Door hinge arm, left side

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Cause 3Door Latch

Inspect the door latch assembly for damage. If the door latch is broken, replace it. The door latch is not repairable—if it is broken, you must replace it.

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Door Latch for your MaytagDishwasher
Door Latch - Part # 2118546 Mfg Part # WPW10404412

Dishwasher door latch and switch assembly

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