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Soap is in the dispenser after dishwasher has been run

We run the dishwasher (even if the dispensor is open) and the soap doesn't dissolve. The dishes are wet, but clean??? it is hard to tell. We have tried running hot water in the sink to make sure that the water is hot in the washer. With the dispenser open or closed the soap is still there after it finishes. Please help! It is a Maytag MDB7100AWQ. about 7 years old.

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You need to clean your particle screen under the heating element. It is found at the bottom center of the washer under the heating coil. It is usually a plastic mesh screen and sometimes are removable. This needs to be cleaned really good about every 2 months. This will stop the problem with the suds. Good Luck This Should Help!
By the way I see that you soap won't dissolve this is not because of water temperature it is that the jets in the washer arm are clogged. You need to clean these one by one with a small cleaning device and brush. When these clog the jets of water don't come out with any force they just trickle. Clean the jets(on the arm that spins at the top and bottom of the washer and your screen and it will be like having a brand new washer.

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