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Detergent dispenser My dishwasher is a Maytag jetclean series 01, model # VU304, serial # 218223 . The dish degertent dispenser won't flip open. I am not sure when it is supposed to do so during the wash, so I go ahead and flip it open manually during the final wash (when I remember to do so). Hope this is an easy fix@ Thanks loads

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  • droth878 Apr 19, 2009

    Same problem soap dish doesn't always open; nothing blocking it from the inside

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Try what my wife does. She uses the individually contained detergent/rinse bubble packs (tab packs). No messy granular detergent and easy to simply place inside the silverware basket. Your dishes should wash spotless, like ours. ZT3000 "Beta tester of "0"s and "1's"

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If you have a disposal make sure it is clear. You can put some icecubes in it to clean the blades and run some water through to make sure the drain is clear. If the dishwasher will still not pump out all the water check the drain line from the dishwasher to the sink drain for obstructions. If the drain is you will have to check the pump for obstructions. Sometimes glass, popcorn, toothpicks etc.... can get in the pump and prevent it from pumping out. If the pump is clear, then you will need a new pump. Good luck to you.
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My recommendation is to switch over to a tablet and merely put the tablet on the floor of the dishwasher bypassing the soap holder all together. It should work just fine that way. good luck.

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Hello cljjtm,
You will need to clean the wash arm and unclog the spray holes.. use white vinegar to break down the soap deposit and a sharp metal tool such as an awl to free these holes up from any build up.. white vinegar may be applied while unclogging the openings..
Then, once the spray arm holes are freed of deposits..Start with an empty dishwasher.. and then start a wash on the hottest available setting and then after a few minutes of it cycling.. pause it and add a cup or two of white vinegar to the wash ( the white vinegar should break down any soap residue and allow it to be rinsed away)..once complete.. use about 1/3 less detergent than you have been. See if that gets your DW back in working order.. Hope that helps..
Regards,
Rick

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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