Having problems with your Kenmore 17252 Free-standing Dishwasher ?

Soap door won't open

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The detergent cup itself can become clogged with old dried detergent that prevents it from opening. Sometimes just cleaning the cup takes care of the problem. \015\012In case it will not solve your problem, the unit should be replaced.\015\012Good luck!
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