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Detergent Cup Repair Kit

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PartSelect Number PS2096992
Manufacturer Part Number 901011
Manufactured by Whirlpool

This kit allows the detergent cup cover to clip into place and then snap open when the bi-metal receives the correct signal from the dishwasher, releasing detergent into the dishwasher.

This part works with the following brands: Estate, KitchenAid, Roper, Whirlpool, Inglis, Kenmore.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • Will not dispense detergent.

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Parts Used:
  • Detergent Cup Repair Kit
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Greg from Willoughby Hills, OH

Detergent cup opens only half way.

First, let me say that the parts arrived really fast,--thnaks for the great service!

First I removed the screws inside the door edges. This releases the front door panels allowing access to the detergent cup parts. Then I removed the old cam return spring, the old cam (and the old spring underneath the cam) and the old bi-metal switch. The instructions were pretty clear on how to install the new style return spring and new cam. Then I installed the new bi-metal switch.

Really, the hardest part of the whole repair is getting the door panels back in the proper place so that the screw holes are aligned. That probably took longer than the rest of the repair job.

The new parts have the detergent cup working like new again. Very satisfying repair!

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