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GE Profile. the soap door opens but not all of the soap is used up during the cycle.


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Are you possibly overloading the dishwasher and blocking the door opening which is not allowing enough water to get to the dispenser to throughly rinse it out? Try making sure that nothing is blocking the dispenser and see if that helps.\015\012But more than likely you will find that does not correct the problem but it is worth a try. The probable cause is more than likely that the impeller in the pump is broken and there is simply not enough pressure being produced to rinse it out. It can also be that the filter screen is clogged to the point that it simply cannot build up enough pressure. Clean the screen that you can access and see if that helps. Otherwise the pump will have to be dissembled in order for it to be repaired.
Here is a few tips
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\015\0121. Check your arms and make sure they have nothing stuck in the jets. This may cause a adverse spray pettern and not remove all the soap.
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\015\0122. Soap door may be malfuctioning.
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\015\012Many dishwashers ( but not all ) use a BI-metal strip that heats up once power is applied to it. The BI-metal strip bends and allows the soap door spring to open up the dispenser. This bi-metal strip is not given full 120 volts power, the timer "shunts" the power through either the heating element ( most common ) or the motor and this gives the bi-metal strip lower than full power to work and open. Most often the bi-metal strip has lost it's ability to bend properly and needs to be replaced. Older GE dishwashers used an mechanical arm driven by the timer to open the dispenser = no electrical bi-metals.
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