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Detergent holder door does not open to dsipense detergent during wash cycle


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Hi\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. First of all please check the\015\012Water temperature by using a thermometer inside the dishwasher to measure ... Kenmore PRO 24 in BuiltIn Dishwasher with Ultra Wash HE Filtration 13173

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... Candy 24 in. CD650 Free-standing Dishwasher
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