Having problems with your Bosch SHE4AM16UC 24 in. Built-in Dishwasher ?

The soap dispenser on our BOSCH dishwasher, SHE4AM, won't open during washing cycles. Please help


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Hi
\015\012Dishwashers use Bi-Metal strip to allow the dispenser to open/close. This strip when heat up causes the soap door spring to open up the dispenser. If this strip is not heated doesn't allow the door to open. The strip may not be getting 120V or maybe disconnected. Newer (plastic liner) Maytag dishwashers use a wax motor to open the soap dispenser. The plunger inside the wax motor slowly moves and pushes the plunger and door open. And, if this wax motor doesn't receive 120 volts, then it'll not work. Please check the voltage to the wax motor/Bi-metal strip; also inspect the connections to these. Hope this helps...
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Daniel

We have this dishwasher and have had similar problems. In our case it's not the Bi-Metal strip that Daniel is talking about but the mechanism that actually causes the door to pop open gets clogged up with soap/hard water residue. You can pop the door off and then soak it to try and clean it off. Unfortunately I haven't found something that does a great job for this. Vinegar and CLR don't seem to be too effective.
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