Yesterday we were opening our dishwasher and there was a loud bang. Now
when we lower the door, instead of gently opening, it's like you've got
a ton of bricks in your hand. You have to use a lot of force to keep
the door from slamming down hard.
When we want to run the dishwasher, we've got to pull it up and then
LIFT vertically to get it to latch.
Presumably, a spring inside the door closing mechanism has gone
It's a Kenmore 15785 from 1990!
Any possibility of repair? Either self or service-person? Opinions or