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Cove Dishwasher Rinse Aid Compartment Not Opening or Hard to Open


  • Rinse aid compartment won't open on a Cove Dishwasher
  • Dishwasher rinse aid compartment hard to open
  • Cove rinse aid compartment won't close


  • Hard water deposits
  • Detergent residue buildup
  • Dishwasher has not been cleaned


If the rinse aid compartment won't open or is hard to open or close:

  • Clean with a 1:10 vinegar to water solution using a soft cloth.
  • Wiggle the rinse aid compartment to free it up.
  • Clean the dishwasher if not done recently.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

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If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.


Need further assistance? Contact Customer Care at 800.222.7820 or provide your information below and request a Customer Care representative contact you.

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