Detergent cup cover could not be locked closed prior to washing the dishes.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher

ModelGSD500L

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Harry From Croghan, NY

Mar 18, 2013

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I removed the plastic inner door liner, removed the timer assembly. Replaced both plastic parts, Detergent cup release arm and dispenser release timer lever. The most difficult part was reassembling the timer lever spring. Long nose pliers made it simple. Works like new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Dispenser Release Timer Lever

Part Number: PS259152

$1.70
In Stock

Detergent Cup Release Arm

Part Number: PS1765980

$2.23
In Stock