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Water filling issue with mty kenmore 417.44052400

The soap dispencer door was opened during cycle and the water will no longer fill. Is there a sensor for the soap door that may have broken.

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Yes on the dispenser door there is a magnetic switch that looks like a thin black cylinder similar to a short pen . About 1 1/12 long. It may have been dislodged. Make sure the dispenser door is closing all the way.

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