Neither the Soap or Wax dispensors worked for years and there was water leaking from the front of the machine.

ApplianceMaytag Dishwasher


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers


Aug 13, 2007

6 out of 6 people found this instruction helpful

Actual i missed diagnosed the leak and ordered a very expensive door gasket. The leak was coming from shrinage of the wax resevoire o rig and the tab seal for the soap dispensor. I missed the trees the forest got in the way. The leak was dripping alond the front panel well away from the main door seal.

I cleans a the plastic surfaces and noticed a lip around the opening for the reservoire and used 150 sandpaper to remove it. Replaced the O ring, tab seal and bothe selonoids and cleaned everything. Put it back together. Works find lasts along time

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Wax Motor for Detergent Cup Actuation (Now subbed to Wax Motor for Detergent Cup Actuation)

Part Number: PS2097161

In Stock