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Dishwasher dispenser not dispensing soap

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Solution 1:
Bi-Metal
The bi-metal actuator is a metal loop which acts as a latch for the dispenser door. As electricity is applied to the bi-metal, it deforms and bends away from the latch, releasing it. If the bi-metal i...s burned out, it won’t release the dispenser door. To determine if the bi-metal has burned out, use a multimeter to test it for continuity. If the bi-metal does not have continuity, replace it. In addition, make sure that the dishwasher is getting enough water. If the water level is too low, the wash motor may not draw enough current through the bimetal, causing the bimetal not to bend enough to work properly.
Required Part
Dishwasher Bi-Metal
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Solution 2:
Detergent Container
Inspect the dishwasher detergent container for damage. If the detergent container is broken or damaged, replace it....
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Dishwasher Detergent Container
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Solution 3:
Detergent Dispenser
If a dispenser part is broken and you don’t want to disassemble the detergent dispenser to replace the part, you can replace the entire dispenser....
Required Part
Dishwasher Detergent Dispenser
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Solution 4:
Detergent Dispenser Cover
Inspect the dispenser cover for damage. If the dispenser cover is broken, replace it....
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Dishwasher Detergent Dispenser Cover
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Solution 5:
Dispenser
If you don’t want to disassemble the dispenser to replace a part, you can replace the entire dispenser. Additionally, if the dispenser isn’t working and the entire dispenser is worn out, replace the d...ispenser.
Required Part
Dishwasher Dispenser
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Solution 6:
Dispenser Actuator
If the dispenser actuator is defective, the dispenser won’t open or close properly. Inspect the dispenser actuator for damage. If the dispenser actuator is damaged, replace it....
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Dishwasher Dispenser Actuator
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Solution 7:
Dispenser Door Pin
If the dispenser door pin is defective, the dispenser won’t open or close properly. Inspect the dispenser door pin for damage. If the pin is damaged, replace it....
Required Part
Dishwasher Dispenser Door Pin
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Solution 8:
Dispenser Door Spring
If the dispenser door spring is defective, the dispenser might not open during the wash cycle. Inspect the dispenser door spring for damage. If it is bent, broken, or damaged in any way, replace it....
Required Part
Dishwasher Dispenser Door Spring
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Solution 9:
Dispenser Latch
If the dispenser latch is defective, the dispenser won’t open or close properly. Inspect the dispenser door latch for damage. If the latch is damaged, replace it....
Required Part
Dishwasher Dispenser Latch
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Solution 10:
Dispenser Lever
If the dishwasher dispenser lever is broken, it can cause the dispenser not to open or close properly. Inspect the dispenser lever for damage. If the lever is broken, replace it....
Required Part
Dishwasher Dispenser Lever
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Solution 11:
Dispenser Lid
Inspect the lid for damage. If the dispenser lid is broken or damaged, replace it....
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Dishwasher Dispenser Lid
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Solution 12:
Dispenser Repair Kit
If you are not sure which part is defective and you don’t want to replace the entire dispenser, you can try replacing the dispenser repair kit....
Required Part
Dishwasher Dispenser Repair Kit
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Solution 13:
Dispenser Slide
If the dispenser slide is damaged, the dispenser won’t open or close properly. If the slide is broken or damaged, replace it....
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Dishwasher Dispenser Slide
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Solution 14:
Main Control Board
The main control board provides power to nearly every component of the dishwasher. If there is a problem with the main control board, it might not send voltage to the detergent dispenser, preventing t...he dispenser from opening. However, this is not likely the case. Control boards are often misdiagnosed—make sure you check more commonly defective parts before replacing the main control board.
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Dishwasher Main Control Board
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