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Dtergent dispencer does not open

Detergent dispencer does not open during wash cycle. is this opened mechanically ie by a jet of water or electronically opened

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Dispenser Lever

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the dispenser lever might need to be replaced.




Detergent Dispenser Cover

If the detergent dispenser cover is broken and the detergent dispenser doesn't work, the dispenser assembly should be replaced.




Wax Motor Actuator

If the dispenser will not release the detergent the actuator connected between the wax motor and the dispenser might be broken. Check the wax motor actuator and replace it if necessary.




Detergent Container

If the dishwasher dispenser doesn't work the detergent container may need to be replaced.


Dispenser Lid

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the dispenser lid may have to be replaced.




Detergent Dispenser

If the dishwasher dispenser doesn't work the problem is often related to the release mechanism. If the problem is with the dispenser itself, it may be easier to replace the entire dispenser.




Dispenser Door Spring

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open during the wash cycle the dispenser door spring may have to be replaced.




Dispenser Latch

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the dispenser door latch may have to be replaced.




Dispenser Door Pin

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the dispenser door pin may have to be replaced.

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Dispenser Actuator

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the dispenser actuator may have to be replaced.




Dispenser

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the entire dispenser assembly may have to be replaced.

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Wax Motor

There is an electrically powered device called a wax motor which opens the detergent dispenser. If the dispenser is broken and will not open to release the detergent, the wax motor might need to be replaced.

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Bi-Metal

If the dishwasher dispenser doesn't work the bi-metal actuator might be burned out or defective. The bi-metal is a simple metal loop which acts as a latch for the dispenser door. As electricity is applied to the metal loop, the loop deforms and bends away from the latch, releasing it. If the bi-metal is burned out it won't deform or release the detergent door.

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Dispenser Slide

If the dispenser is broken and doesn't open or close properly the dispenser slide may need to be replaced.

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Dispenser Repair Kit

If the dispenser is broken this dispenser kit may need to be replaced.

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Main Control Board


The main control board provides power to nearly every component of the dishwasher including the detergent dispenser. If the dispenser will not actuate the main control board might be defective. You should first check for more common parts. Many times control boards are replaced unnecessarily because the problem was not diagnosed properly.

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Posted on May 24, 2013

  • Daniel vierra
    Daniel vierra Mar 28, 2014

    Not a good explanation at all there is ways to trouble shoot where the actual problem is by testing by ohms or continuity

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