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Ge potscrubber 700 dishwasher - the soap dispenser cover is locked and will not open. I have run the dishwasher several times and tried to force it but it will not budge. any suggestions?

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Soap dispenser cover will not open until front knob is at 4:30 or 5 o'clock. Turn knob to 5 o'clock and jiggle dispenser cover. If cover still does not open, is detergent caked such that door won't open? If yes, remove caked detergent. If no, disconnect power at breaker. GE repair manual says to remove screws for inner door panel and inspect detergent dispenser mechanism with lever and trip lever for broken or binding parts.

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It sounds like it may be stuck between cycle steps.(this sometimes happens if the washer is open during a cycle)Try and run it through one full wash cycle as it is.Then check to see if the soap door will close.If not,the lack may be broken

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Sounds like the solenoid in the dispenser has failed. Youll need to replace it

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SOURCE: My old GE potscrubber 700 dishwasher stopped working

moter has probably locked up TAKE FRONT LOWER PANEL OFF AND YOU CAN ROTATE ROTOR/ if itis not free and rotates easly then the motor has failed / mm

Posted on Dec 07, 2009

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