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Whirlpool ADP5966 washer tablet stiil in door

When I run through the cycle, the dishwasher tablet remains in the tablet door (but in a mush) and has not washed the dishes. The door for the tablet seems to be operating and when you close it at the beginning it locks into the latch. Any suggestions as to the fault.

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Re: Whirlpool ADP5966 washer tablet stiil in door

Probably that spray arms are not rotating - to check, open the door when in operation and see if arms move. if not moving, usual cause is debris in spray arm jets. (arms only rotate thro water coming out of angled jets at end.) remove arms and clean for which you need patience

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