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The cover of detergent dispenser does not open..

Our Kenmore 15254 6 months old, the cover of detergent dispenser does not open and detergent tabs stay's in the cup. What can it be? Thank you.

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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2007

    I have a Kenmore Dishwasher Model number is 15255. The detergent dispenser will not release during the wash cycle. Please help!!!

  • beaty4nc Jan 27, 2008

    I have the same problem? Did you ever get an answer?

  • 7641 Jun 01, 2008

    The cover of detergent dispenser does not open on my dishwasher and Im wasting water and hot water re washing :-(

  • dave60565 Sep 20, 2008

    How do you get the spring back on?

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    the dispenser cover won't flip open.

  • justinerows Mar 21, 2009

    Our dishwasher does not complete a cycle, so that the drying doesn't begin and the door to the soap does not open. It starts normally and sometime in the first 30 minutes it just stops going and the lights blink.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    The 2" gray handle came off of my detergent dispenser drawer for my Kenmore Elite Washer model #11047081600. The manual does not show how to re-attach it. Do you have a picture or instruction on how to re-attach it to the dispenser drawer.

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It is most likely the flip spring...you need to be certain that the legs of the spring are inside the door edge and the spring does not swing freely...and there must be tension on the spring so that when the latch releases the door flips...you can also try this with an elastic, put the elastic inside the closed door and up around the drying solution knob, this will let the door flip open showing that the latch does work

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