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The detergent door does not stay shut until correct time

The detergent door that opens for the second wash cycle has deposit buildup making it much easier for the door to open too early, adding excessive detergent into the first wash. Where can I get either a replacement gasket for that square door or remove the buildup?

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Check out the landfill. I have found numerous parts from units that have been dropped off for destruction that are functional. Check with local salvage dealers to see if they have a unit they are parting out as well. If not, you can use oil based soaps to clean the gasket.

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