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Tablet dispenser does not open so the tablet does not dissolve

I've had a quick look and realised that this is solenoid operated. I've disconnected and reconnected the cable to this hoping it was just a bit of a dry circuit. I'm now running a cycle, however if this hasnt done the trick is it likely to be the solenoid or the control board? What sort of cost are these? Where can i get them? thanx

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Only way to check is to put onto a cycle and put a multimeter across the solenoid connections. if you get power then the fault is with the dispensor. if no power then fault is with control board

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