kitchen soap pump not working

The soap pump at the kitchen sink does not pump. It has been out of use with liquid soap in it.

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@fawn, Bruce, Submerge the pump assy. in hot water as the soap in the tube and pump mechanism has probably become thick and clogging the pump. after about a 2 hours start pumping the pump while still submerged to unclog. Empty soap reservoir and add new fresh soap to dispenser, install pump and give it a try. May have to pump forcefully until the pump starts to draw the soap back up. If all else fails and actual pump mechanism is determined broken, consider replacing unit with a new one stocked at hardware and big box stores. Links below give more info on trouble shooting soap dispenser and 3rd link is just one site showing replacement sink soap dispensers. Good luck. I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button.

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Thank you, that is what I was thinking of doing.


@fawn, Bruce, thanks for replying back, has worked for me in the past. Good luck.


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You should try to get a new sink or replace the tube underneath the sink. Or try this. Mercedes W123 Windshield Washer Fluid Bottle and/or Pump Replacement

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