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Top Reasons Your Dishwasher Soap Dispenser Won’t Open

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Learn the main reason your dishwasher soap dispenser isn’t opening.

You’ve got a mystery on your hands: When you do the dishes, your dishwasher’s soap dispenser doesn’t open up — and you’ve wasted an entire cycle of hot water without having cleaned your dishes.

Well, it’s time to channel your inner Nancy Drew and solve this mystery. Our video can help you solve the Case of the Dastardly Dishwasher.

The Most Common Reason Your Dishwasher Soap Dispenser Isn’t Opening

  • The dispenser may be blocked. Check to see if there’s detergent in the dispenser or on the bottom of the tub after the cycle.

  • Tall items like cookie sheets and cutting boards placed in the lower rack can block the dispenser door. Reload your dishes so they don’t block the dispenser.

Mystery solved!

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