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Detergent won't dispense

I removed the valve cap and soaked it in hot water as per instructions in the manual--it's clear--but the detergent still won't dispense.

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    Helpful, in that it confirmed my suspicion that the issue is electronic, rather than mechanical.  Valves are OK, but when I call for detergent by squeezing the trigger, nothing moves.  Next stop appears to be the repair center, but thanks for trying.

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Check the valve at the bottom of the tank, does it push up then come back by itself (part #43513014)? If it is ok, then there may be a problem with the plate that the tank sits on or the plunger inside the handle isn't pushing to release the detergent.

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