Detergent Cup does not open

ApplianceWhirlpool Dishwasher

ModelDU810DWGQ1

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

stephen From venice, FL

May 22, 2011

9 out of 14 people found this instruction helpful

Disconnect power supply to dishwasher. Open door and remove screws on inner door cover. Carefully remove inner cover while watching how inner parts are arranged. Found return spring on detergent cup linkage had rusted and broken causing detergent cup not to open. Installed new spring and re assembled inner cover. Rotated timer dial one full revolution to check operation of detergent cup. Worked like a charm. Re connect power supply to dishwasher and your good to go.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Spring

Part Number: PS342866

$3.96
In Stock