How to Replace a Whirlpool Dishwasher Door Latch Actuator

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If a dishwasher door won’t open, it’s almost certainly due to a broken door latch actuator. This is the part that lifts the locking tabs and allows the door to swing down. For Whirlpool machines, order replacement part#WP8524471 and follow these steps: 1. Unplug the dishwasher or flip the circuit breaker. While this part is not directly electrical, you will … Read More

How to Replace a Whirlpool Washer’s Lid Switch 3949247

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If your Whirlpool washing machine doesn’t go into the spin cycle, then its lid switch might be cracked or the internal switch no longer works. Replacing the part means dismantling the machine, but following these steps one by one will have your machine working in no time. Order part #3949247 and get started: Unplug or flip open the circuit breaker.¬†Also … Read More

How to Replace the Touchpad on a Kenmore or Whirlpool Dishwasher 6651359K600

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If the buttons on your dishwasher aren’t working, or only some of them are lighting up, it’s time for a new button touchpad. For Kenmore and Whirlpool models, order the replacement part 8573671 for model 6651359K600 and follow these steps to install the new touchpad. Disconnect the power to the dishwasher and turn off the water. Remove the door panel.¬†Unscrew … Read More