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Old 01-11-2013, 12:24 PM   #1
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Dishwasher drawer won't stay shut

Anyone have a clue? It's a Kenmore dishwasher, it will run if I put a stool and a box against it to keep the drawer closed, otherwise it bounces right back out as soon as I push it in. I pulled the drawer out and looked to see if there's anything blocking it, can't tell.

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Old 01-11-2013, 02:49 PM   #2
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Check the catch where the doors closes onto. Sometimes they can get bent out of shape and just need a minor adjustment.


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Installation is everything with these dishdrawer dishwasher from routing the drain tube proper to level and plumb. Kind of sounds like the cabinet of the DW might twisted a bit or a hose getting in the way.
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