Question about Dishwashers
When we run a cycle, there is soap left in the dispenser at the end of the run.
I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.
Your problem is: When you run a cycle, there is soap left in the dispenser at the end of the run.
Do you use a powdered soap? This can be a problem for some d/w. Sometimes it occurs as a d/w gets older. Try a liquid d/w soap. Make sure it says "dishwasher" on it.
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Posted on Sep 21, 2008
From your description even when the soap dispenser opens it is opening late which is why all the soap does not dissolve.
Try adding only half as much soap and see if it opens then - even a little spilled soap catching on that little latch mechanism can cause it to be difficult to close and stick opening.
Also make sure that the spring that controls the door is not broken.
Posted on May 19, 2009
Assuming you are using the correct detergent powder, check if the dishes are remaining dirty.
The water from the impeller may not be rushing up enough due to blockage or limited movement of impeller arm. Follow the insructions to clean the impeller, filter etc or check base of drawer for obstructions to impeller arm.
Posted on Dec 12, 2009
do you have a salt unit fitted. I had the same problem and the repair guy had to replace the salt unit as it was blocked up. Failing that it might be the board not opening the solenoid to allow the water to be jetted through the soap dispenser.
Posted on Mar 16, 2008
The problem is hard water. Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com. They have a new product out that solves this problem once and for all. It filters the water entering your dishwasher and removes the hard minerals that cause these spots. Very affordable and guaranteed to leave your dishes looking amazing every time.
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
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