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Offline fanz

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GE dishwasher soap dispenser works intermittently
« on: April 09, 2012, 08:08:50 AM »

The soap dispenser on our GE GSD6200G00WW dishwasher works intermittently. How do you remove it from the door? What activates it?

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Re: GE dishwasher soap dispenser works intermittently
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2012, 10:17:19 AM »

See the red thingy inside the dispenser? That is a wax motor. The wax motor is wired into the motor circuit. As the motor goes the wax expands inside the wax motor and pushes a pin out which kicks the flap open. Clever ain't it?
« Last Edit: April 09, 2012, 10:24:01 AM by JWWebster »
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