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Hello, Maytag dishwasher model# PDB 1600 AWE The door to the detergent dispenser doesn't open. Any suggestions, please ?? Thank

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Old 01-23-2008, 11:11 AM
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Question Maytag dishwasher detergent dispenser won't open
Model Number: PDB 1600 AWE   Brand: Maytag   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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Hello,

Maytag dishwasher model# PDB 1600 AWE

The door to the detergent dispenser doesn't open.

Any suggestions, please ??

Thank you !!


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Old 01-24-2008, 10:54 AM
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Most likely the problem is a bad wax motor (#1 on the soap dispenser break down diagram).

- The part number for the wax motor is AP178627

Here are the break down diagrams for the Maytag dishwasher Model PDB1600AWE

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Thank you Gene for the reply and the links.

I forwarded the info to my client and will post the resolution of the problem.

Thanks !!!
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Gene,

Client gained access to the dispenser and found that the connecting wires are extremely short and one of them came off a connector. Client will reconnect after getting bettter access and it should work.

Thank you for your help. We all appreciate it !!!!
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