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Not all of the soap dissolving, some left in dispenser and bottom

KitchenAid KUDS01DL dishwasher, 5 years old
problem started suddenly, rewashed with more det, soap still not dissolved.

Dishes aren't dirty, as far as I can see. checked water temp - over 120 degrees

Is there a filter I need to clean out? If so, it doesn't say so in my use and care booklet.
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Kitchenaid lists 130 dishwashers with this model. Need the rest of the number
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Back in the day, when I worked on K Dishwashers, the drain valve was the problem typically.
It would get a piece of glass, from broken glass or other item, or a toothpick, whatever stuck in the drain valve. It would not completely close. During the wash cycle, water would be trickling down the drain and by the time the soap dispenser opens, the water would be gone or nearly gone.
Check this. When you hear the dispenser snap open, stop the dishwasher and open the door.
If you have little or no water, you are losing the water during the wash cycle.

Let me know.
Gary

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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