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Bosch dishwasher SHU3032 UC/14. The soap dispenser does not open. In the past I've used dishwasher magic or similar to clean the dishwasher of hardwater deposits and that solved the problem. The cover opens and closes manually. The springs seem fine. I removed the door skin and the linkages look good. I checked the resistance on the Wax motor and it is with in spec, approximately 2150ohms. I 've watched the cycle and the wax motor never seems to actuate. I put my meter on the leads, coming from the timer, normally connected to the wax motor and could not get a reading. I had the meter set to DC, Should I have been monitoring AC? I also see wires going to the cycle selection from the detergent dispenser. What should I check next? thank you.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Dishwasher detergent door not

if the old dispenser relay was melted or damaged replace control bd the power for the dispenser relay comes from main control and should only be at dispenser when called for in wash cycle ..the control bd is keeping the relay energized too long causing melt down

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SOURCE: Humming from wax motor

yes the voltage is sent from control bd ..it is supposed to be only a brief time period but due to malfunction it is continously energized resulting in overheat..i believe you said that was a whirpool/kenmore/kitchenaid..had that happen several times ..especially on the talltubs they are controlled by solenoids not wax motors those have a rectangular dispener on left of inner door..if yours is a short tub with dispenser on right side of inner door those were wax motors have had one just go bad and not operate at all

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SOURCE: Maytag MDB9150 Dishwasher soap dispenser door doesn't open

the plastic lock of the soap dispenser in side the dish washer door is broken

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