GE Dishwasher Detergent Dispenser

Old 12-14-04, 06:50 AM
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GE Dishwasher Detergent Dispenser

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I have a ~1995 GE Dishwasher (Model GSD570M-20BA) The detergent dispenser cover does not stay closed after detergent is loaded. I removed the inner door cover and found the spring on the detergent cup release arm hanging loose. It appears that the spring was seated on a plastic piller/post on the frame. That post is broken. I don't see any easy way to attach the spring to the post, plus I'm not sure how the detergent cover and this release arm should be meshed. I suspect this can't be a unique problem. Any thoughts? Do you have to replace the plastic insert on the door to get a new post? I certainly appreciate any advice you give. Thanks very much in advance!!
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I expect you will have to replace the plastic insert on the door. But, if enough people have had this problem, it may be addressed for free by GE.

I suggest you contact the GE Answer Center at 1-800-626-2000.
Old 12-15-04, 07:08 AM
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Appreciate the info. I'll give them a call. Thanks again
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common problem- simple fix

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