Having problems with your Frigidaire 24 in. FDBB540 Built-in Dishwasher ?

Dishwasher detergent cup not opening used powder detergent and wouldnt open so tried liquid still wont open when going through wash cycle. When done washing, cup still closed with detergent still in it


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Dishwasher detergent cup not opening used powder detergent and wouldnt open so tried liquid still wont open when going through wash cycle. When done washing, cup still closed with detergent still in it


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