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Bosch SHY66C05: interlock broken, dishwasher rinse-aid leaks, and soap does not open (sometimes)

OK, just when I thought I would get around to fixing this 6-year old washer, another thing is now not working... guess I'd better get busy!
1) The dishwasher interlock does not work. You can press any desired cycle, and the machine will start running through the cycle. Even if the door is open! Does not detect whether the door is open or shut. Sounds like another part to fix?
2) For some time, the dishwasher rinse-aid has been leaking. Fill it one time, and it almost all leaks out in first wash. So we stopped using it in the meantime.
3) Finally, the soap dispenser opens -- sometimes -- but not others. So we manually watch it to be sure it starts. I saw the other posts on Bosch dishwashers, and that this is probably a solenoid actuator mechanism. Will start looking for how to order online.

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  • DHS1 Sep 10, 2008

    Thanks - will try the door lock issue. When I had the door off to get parts numbers, I also managed to do something with the right hand spring. Took out one screw at top, then when put back in, it now does not open correctly - only goes to like 80 degrees open, instead of 90 degrees. Guess I need a right hand spring. Yeesh.

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Don't know what you did with the spring but it only needs replacing if it is broken

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Door lock is in the wrong position. open door and use 2 small screwdrivers to lever lock to correct position. bend the hook on the cabinet slightly downwards if it is a metal hook
rinse aid and detergent dispensors are 1 item. could well be faulty but can also be module. check you are getting volts to the solenoid at appropiate part of the cycle

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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