Detergent dispenser door didn't open during cycle

ApplianceKitchenAid Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Joseph From Metairie, LA

Dec 17, 2013

Disconnect power (circuit breaker) open dishwasher door, remove 3 trox (star) drive screws on each side of door( do not remove the 2 top screws on each side) close door and pull out at the top than up at the bottom to remove front panel. NOTE, If you have a super quiet washer you have to pull out on the panel quite hard because the foam insulation is glued in and has to be broken loose. Unplug the 2 wires connected to the dispenser , remove the 6 trox screws holding the dispenser in , remove dispenser making sure to clean where the gasket goes before installing new dispenser. You may want to check to see if a wire fell off your dispenser before you order a new one. THAT'S what mine did and PARTS SELECT took the part back, NO PROBLEM.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Detergent and Rinse Aid Dispenser

Part Number: PS973797

In Stock