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Ive filled up salt compartment with finish powder by accident, not sure what to do to correct it?.

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Flush out as much as you can but you may have damaged the resin in the softener in which case you will have to replece it

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Inadvertently filling the salt reservoir with powder or liquid dishwasher detergent always leads to serious damage to the water softener. Make sure you have picked up the correct packet of dishwasher salt before filling the salt reservoir!

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