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Dish washer powder tray-not opening

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My dish washer powder tray do not want to open when the washer is in cycle. I think that the tray mechanism may be faulty.

Is there something I can do, or must I send the machine for repairs.

Can I find the parts on the web somehow.

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It probably is. The motor that opens it has probably been damaged. You can go to www3.sears.com or repairclininc.com is some of the easier ones to navigate

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

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What kind of dish soap do you use and where do you put it?


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Dispenser lid is open. Caked powder at (what would be during normal operation) bottom edge of soap dispenser or caked powder fallen onto dishes or dishwasher bottom. There may be loose powder in rest of dispenser or spilled down inside door or onto dishes underneath dispenser.

Solution:

Keep the area around the soap dispenser lid clear when loading the top tray.

Explanation:
The soap dispenser needs to swing open during the wash cycle. In many dishwashers the top tray has an indentation as wide as the lid of the dispenser. This allows the top tray to be as large deep as possible while still allowing space for the dispenser lid to open. People often pack their dishwasher with things overhanging this gap.

During the wash cycle the catch will release but the overhanging cutlery or crockery prevents the lid from opening all but a few degrees. Some water will splash in but not enough to wash out the soap powder. The soap powder at the bottom of the dispenser will then cake.

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