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I have a Whirlpool Quiet Partner I (DU920PWKQ0) that the detergent dispenser door is not opening to allow the detergent out during the cleaning cycle. So, the dishes are not being properly cleaned. I do not regularly run a dishwasher cleaner through the dishwasher like some sites recommend. Is this problem more related to cleaning than mechanical ..... If it is a mechanical problem, can I take the door plate off the inside of the dishwasher and get parts if needed??? without a service vist? Than


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I have a Whirlpool Quiet Partner I (DU920PWKQ0) that the detergent dispenser door is not opening to allow the detergent out during the cleaning cycle. So, the dishes are not being properly cleaned. I do not regularly run a dishwasher cleaner through the dishwasher like some sites recommend. Is this problem more related to cleaning than mechanical ..... If it is a mechanical problem, can I take the door plate off the inside of the dishwasher and get parts if needed??? without a service vist? Than


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