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Continuous rinsing My son used a large quantity of washing up liquid instead of dishwasher powder and now the machine will not stop rinsing and is still full of bubbles. What can I use to nutrelise the soap and stop the rinsing?

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Re: Continuous rinsing

Put 2 tablespoons of oil into the water at the bottom of the dishwasher it will help break up the suds. Sprinkle as well ordinary table salt liberally across the suds to disperse them. Try to drain the unit as much as possible, soaking up any residual water or suds with a dry towel. Let the machine fill again, and repeat the process if necessary. Good luck !

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Re: Continuous rinsing

Look for a product called Defoamer, it is sold where you rent carpet steamers. Run it through a cycle or two with no dishes.

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Re: Continuous rinsing

What you do is put 2 tablespoons of fabric softener and run it through the normal cycle that will clear everything up

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

Re: Continuous rinsing

The easier way is too use a simple bar of soap pop into cutlery b asket and run a cool cycle this should get rid of bubbles

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Re: Continuous rinsing

Have you ever take a bubble bath and lost all the bubbles when you tried to use your hand soap?

To check if your hand soap will do the job, put some bubble comming from the DW on a wet hand soap; if the bubble seem to vanish, try this:

Take this hand soap bar and rub it on a chesse screen; take about one table spoon of this stuff and mixe it in a glass of warm water. Pour the liquid in the DW and start the motor; the soap mixture will kill the bubbles.

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Re: Continuous rinsing

Just like a washing machine, you could try fabric sofener.

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