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Soap Dispenser Hi, the soap dispenser in the door of the dishwasher is not opening. I've cleaned it out, but it's been 4 washes now and will not open. Should I remove the inner panel of the door to check the opener mechanism> Any other suggestions? Thanks, Mike

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If you remove the inner door some peices are on one panel and some are on the other. It makes it hard to check. There is an actuator in the door. It makes contact from the timer cam to the dispenser lever. You can see if it's gummed up or broken. If that unit has a removeable deco panel on the outer door you may be able to remove it and turn the timer to see how things are moving.

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