can you open dish washer door during run cycle?
- 2 weeks ago
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How to Add Dishes to the Whirlpool Dishwasher After the Cycle has Started
You can add an item anytime before the main wash starts. Open the door and check the detergent dispenser. If the cover is still closed, you can add items. If the dispenser door is open, it is too late to add the item; it should go into the next load.
Lift the door latch to stop the cycle. Wait for the spraying action to stop before opening the door. All cycle and options selected lights will flash to indicate that the cycle is suspended.
Open the door. If the detergent dispenser lid is still closed, add the item.
Firmly close the door until it latches.
The lights will stop flashing when the door is properly shut. After a slight delay, the cycle will automatically resume at the point of interruption.
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NOTE: If the door is opened during a running cycle, there may be up to a 30-second delay before the dishwasher restarts after the door is closed.
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- Aussie DevilLv 52 weeks ago
yes but if you do the machine will stop
- AnnLv 72 weeks ago
I have a Bosch dishwasher, and if I need to open the door while it is running, it will automatically stop. There is some risk of getting hot, soapy water on the floor. To restart it, I have to push the "Start" button again. I think it depends on the brand you have as to what will happen. Check on your brand's website to see if that question has been asked in Q & A.
- 2 weeks ago
If the door is opened during a running cycle, there may be up to a 30-second delay before the dishwasher restarts after the door is closed.
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- KateLv 72 weeks ago
Simple answer.....NO. Not unless you turn it off first.
- STEVEN FLv 72 weeks ago
With SOME dishwashers, it is possible. If you try, it WILL make a mess.
- Spock (rhp)Lv 72 weeks ago
sure. the dishwasher will stop, you'll add whatever you forgot, and then it'll likely restart automatically when you close the door
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
Yes I have done it many times but you can get slightly wet.
- 3 weeks ago
From my experience it just depends on how old your dish washer is. The power button on mine doubles as a pause button. You just hit it one time to stop the cycle and after you close the door hit it again to start the cycle back up.
Otherwise you might get a face full of water if it's a really old unit.
- John AldenLv 73 weeks ago
Yes, done it a million times.