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Why is detergent not dispensed?

  • Dispenser Issues
  • Dispenser Issues
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 04/01/2017

Why is detergent not dispensed?



cause Cause


       ■ Large dishes loaded in the front of a lower rack can prevent a dispenser from opening.

       Too short washing time compared to the quantity of detergent may cause insufficient dissolving of detergent.

      When using some dishwasher tablets, the dispenser may not open due to their excessive size.


how to fix How to fix


       ■ Please load large dishes at the back of the rack.


       ■ Add a suitable quantity of detergent according to the selected course.

       ■ Place the tablet onto the floor of the tub.


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