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Dishwasher quietpower3 it is a liquid soap that we have always used. we have tried to cut the soap usage in half, and there is still build up of soap on the dishes. we have city water so good water pressure, and i ran 3/4 in. copper all the way through the house it is reduced to 1/2 in. 2 feet before the dishwasher

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Hi again,

Good water pressure and the right soap and still it builds. I have seen this before. It's most likely defective. With a new d/w it's always better to call warranty repair. As soon as you start to take it apart you void the warranty. I suspect they'll end up replacing the unit.

Harvey

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