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I have a Zanussi ZSF 2420. Every other wash or so the door for the powder does not open. If I actually open the dishwasher to check, sometimes it opens then and the washing powder tab falls out. Sometimes I open the machine and the door is open, but the powder tab has not fallen into the machine. Any solutions to this?


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When my dishwasher completes its cycle, there is powdered detergent left in the dispenser and the dishes aren't as clean as they use to be. This started happening after I ran a HI TEMP WASH with a SANI RINSE cycle. I'm thinking that either the detergent dispenser door is opening late or the water is not getting hot enough. To check the dispenser door, I left the door open and just poured powder into the dispenser compartment. This did not improve the cleaning.


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Heller Dishwasher DWH16 has completed cycle and the door wont open. I put it on again wishful thinking and it still wont open. Can you please advise.


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My dishwasher, a Whirlpool DWF B10, is not cleaning properly. When the cycle has finished, there is always a block of undissolved dishwasher tablet/powder left behind. My guess is that the seal to the powder door has gone and allowing the tablet to get wet too early and part dissolve before the door opens - is this likely to be right? If so, can I get a replacement seal or do I have to replace the whole powder & rinse aid containers ??


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GE Dishwasher detergent dispenser has hardened soap in it when cycle is done We, too, have the same problem. Ours is a GE Profile MAX - GSD6610K01CC. The basket is obviously not allowing the door to open fully, so I think it is intended to work this way. The question remains, though, why is there solidified powder remaining in the dishwasher after the complete dishwasher cycle has finished? Tabs work well, as the tab falls out, but all the powder doesn't seem to. Electrosol powder is less expen


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GE Nautilus My dishwasher is approx. 6 years old. It has recently started having this problem. On the second cycle (the one where the little door inside opens and release the soap) does not want to work right. The door will open, but it is like there is no water spraying to spread it out. The soap (I've tried both liquid and powder) sticks and drys, running down the door and in the bottom of the tray. I have to open the machine and add the soap to the bottom of the machine if I want to get my di


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I have a GE Profile Triton XL Dishwasher PDW 7880P00SS for the past 1.5 years. The manual detergent dispenser always has 50-75% of the detergent left over like the door didn't open sufficiently regardless of what soap I use (liquid, powder, etc.). Currently using Finish powerball tabs. I've seen some posts about a possible poor design of the racks blocking the door from opening, but wondering if there are any solutions out there (dispenser mechanical fix, just dropping a tablet in botto


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The door is stuck closed on my Vulcan Dishlex 500 ECO Dishwasher. i have tried to lever it open with a spatula applying downward pressure on the internal latch w and simultaneously lifting the door upward...no joy... it simply wont open.


Hi just read your posting.What you need to do is to get a pointy small knife and put it between the door and frame and move it till you stop at the internal latch.Now lever the latch up and pull the door open.The part you need to change is the t shap ... Dishwashers

I have a Bosch SGV4313GB/13, when the dishwasher finishes we find that the dishes are not as clean as they use to be, we also noticed that door for the dishwasher powder is open and powder is still left in the slot. Any help would be appreciated. David


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Dishwasher detergent cup not opening used powder detergent and wouldnt open so tried liquid still wont open when going through wash cycle. When done washing, cup still closed with detergent still in it


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I have a whirlpool dishwasher type 280-2 and the detergent door will not open automatically anymore. The compartment is thoroughly cleaned and wont even open if its empty so gook or over filling is not the problem. I believe I probably knocked off some part that makes it open at the proper time. If someone could explain how the process works and/or submits a picture of the parts, I could perhaps deduce what is missing. Thank you in advance as this is driving me nuts!


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Prima lpr601 problem- filled dishwasher up sa normal set the wash pressed button on far right (dont know what it is but needs to be done), closed door and loud raattling so i opened door to make sure all spray arms were clear which they were, closed the door , again the rattling . now the green light has gone out on far right and cant get it back on so program wont start at all. Any advice?? please help


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Electrolux Dishlex Door wont shut When I shut the door of my dishwasher, the clip does not seem to engage and you can open the door even when the cycle is running!


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Thermador dishwasher lights go on when door is open but go off when door is clossed the motor hums when door is closed but the unit will not operate there is water in the bottom but it wont drain


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AEG OKO_Favorit 4070 Dishwasher completes washing cycle no problem the powder/tablet compartment just forgets to open. I am opening the door when on main wash and manually opening the powder box


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Bosch #SHU9955 Integra dishwasher for the last three uses, the soap dispenser door was open with the powder soap caked in the lowest one half of the pocket dispenser. The dispenser door locked and unlocked easily with the trip lever.


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