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GE nautilus soap dispenser "frozen" shut.

We used to be able to rotate the cover clockwise, fill with detergent, then close again

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  • ralphy55 Jan 12, 2008

    soap dispenser cup latch won't close, stays open

  • nuwanda Aug 24, 2008

    Have GSD2230F00WW. Door to soap dispenser does not latch.
    HELP!!!!


  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    GE Nautilus soap dispenser won't shut

  • ernest casey May 11, 2010

    soap dispenser will not open

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Turn the settings dial (you know, the thing you turn to start or go to rinse, etc.) until you hear a click. It is probably at the point where the door opens during the cycle. That happened to me too. Turning it back to start before trying to close th door worked.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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You might take door apart and check to see if insulation has fallen on dispenser arms. Ive ran into this alot.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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