Have you ever spend a day when you back home from outside and didn’t wash your hands with dispenser soap? I don’t think so. And during the COVID-19 pandemic today’s, frequent hand washing is a must.
A soap dispenser makes easy your handwashing task. This is one of the most common ‘member’ of our family to ensure hygiene. But it will be very annoying when suddenly one day you go to wash your hands and notice that your dispenser pump is not pumping soap properly.
But you can repair it easily. But first, you have to know how to take apart a soap dispenser pump. Here we will cover this topic for you.
How To Take Apart A Soap Dispenser Pump: Right Method
There are two major problems we face with a soap dispenser pump. Sometimes it may be stuck in its position or sometimes you may find that the pump of your dish soap dispenser can’t dispense soap. But whatever will happen, you have no other choice without cleaning or repairing the pump. But if you want to buy a new pump, that’s a different matter.
To clean a soap dispenser pump properly or repair it, the only one thing you can do is, take apart the dispenser pump. But without proper knowledge, it will be a boring work for you. So, let’s see some steps on how you do it.
At first, you have to unscrew the pump to disable the soap dispenser. Some soap dispenser pump normally screws with the container and some pump attached to the container with a small screw. If you find any screw, use a screwdriver to unscrew it.
After unscrewing the pump, carefully dispel all dispenser pump assembly. At first, pull the pump nozzle from the container. Dispenser pump nozzle mainly attached in the pump head area and it doesn’t need too much time to remove it. Just apply little force to pull it out.
Now, after pulling out the nozzle, you will found a ring inside the dispenser. Pull out the ring is not a hard work but sometimes soap gathered around the ring. That’s why, you may found it sticky. If this happens, you will give some extra force to pull out the ring. You can use a cloth or gloves to pull the sticky ring to avoid ring slipping.
At this time, you need to release the dispenser pump middle part. To detach the middle part, simply tug and pull it until it releases properly.
After removing the middle part of the soap dispenser pump, you will found a ball bearing at the lowest part of the dispenser air chamber. This ball bearing is a very important element of a soap dispenser and one of the key materials that running the dispenser properly. So, keep it carefully to reassemble the soap dispenser pump again.
Take some warm water in a basin or a bowl and immerse the whole dispenser assembly for a minimum of 5 minutes. The warm water washes congealed soap portion. Try to push the nozzle a few times under warm water for removing the dust soap.
Now use a pipe cleaner to clear the dispenser tube. Insert the pipe into the tube and push through it to clear inside. If the dispenser stops pumping soap for the old soap that has accumulated inside, this method will solve your problem.
Or sometimes the soap dispenser pump trigger may be stuck or jammed. It could happen by pushing the pump wrongly and rotate the trigger in 90 degrees. To solve this, simply rotate it back to its position. Done!
The DIY option is always best instead of replacing a tool. Here we discussed about How to take apart a soap dispenser pump and also about its repair tutorial. So, if you face any issue related to this, reading this entire article will be helpful for you.