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I just bought a new maytag dishwasher but can't figure out

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I just bought a new maytag dishwasher but can't figure out how to open the door
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: mdb4949sdm
JA: Huh?
Customer: That's the model number on the Sears invoice. How about w10741197a
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: The dishwasher is installed. All i want to do is open the door
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I have no idea
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

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Place your hand in the indent at the top of the door panel and push up on the handle to release the latch.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
That didn't work -
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

Is the handle not releasing the latch? Press on the top of the panel to release the pressure and see if that helps.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Let's cancel and refund- Is this the Maytag service? I don't know why it's costing money to answer a simple question on a brand new, never used appliance. Doug ***********
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

Because that is what you chose to do....take care.

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