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Dishwasher tablet not releasing

I put the tablet in the holder, shut the lid, close the dishwasher door and switch it on. It works fine but when the wash is over, I opoen the door to find that the lid containkng the tablet did not release and the tablet is still inside! Frustrating. Can anyone help me resolve - I've cleaned it, switched tablets. Sometimes it opens ok but most times it doesn't.....

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    How do i fix my dishwasher? I was out and it was on for 6 hours but did not drain or release the tablet. Now it won't drain

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    door on dishwashing liquid/tablet receptical doesn't open to release product

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We had the same problem - we found that items on the top shelf were too far forward and stopping the dispenser from opening. Try making sure nothing is in the way when you shut the door.

Posted on Jul 23, 2007

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Sounds like the dispenser solenoid is faulty you will need to replace the whole unit, this involves removing the door panel.

Posted on Jun 11, 2007

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