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Door to release soap not working

I have a Kenmore Elite and the door to release the soap is not opening. I don't know the model number but on the door it says part no. 8269644. Not sure what it's for. Also I untwisted the knob next to it and found it dirty. Part of the knob has melted. Could this be the problem?

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You need a new dispenser

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For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
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PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
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If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
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