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Soap is not dispensing soap dispenser will not open up when I run the machine. Not soap is in the area for a blockage. Please advise what I can do. Thank you Terri


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

Hope this helps...
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Daniel

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