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Dishwasher powder cap not opening to release the tablet or powder. Dishwasher working fine. Spring in hinge working fine.

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Be sure the rack is not installed backwards. One direction has an opening and the other has a rod that blocks the door from opening.

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Well you can please follow the below steps -
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3. Switch dishwasher soap. Some dishwasher dispensers have difficulty with dry or liquid dishwashing soap, depending on the make and model of your dishwasher. Incompatibilities typically result in the dispenser sticking shut, which explains why the dispenser opens when empty. Switch to liquid soap if you are using dry powder soap, or vice versa.

4. Check the dishwasher soap dispenser's spring. The spring is located behind the dispenser top's hinge. Consult your dishwasher's original manufacturer's manual or user guide to find a replacement spring. Pop the old spring out with a screwdriver, and replace with a new spring. This should resolve any issues related to the dispenser failing to open.
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