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Washing machine not using detergent...

I'm re-posting this, hopefully into ''Washing Machines'', as I managed to get it into ''Dishwashers'' before...Doh!

I'm hoping someone can help with a solution to the following...

I have a 2nd-hand Servis Easi-Logic 1300 that has just finished its 1st wash cycle with me. However, none of the detergent (powder) in the drawer was used! The fabric conditioner was taken ok. The person I got it from has gone on holiday, so I'm unable to ask them - though as far as I'm aware, it was working fine & they're a friend, so wouldn't ''do the dirty(!)'' on me...

I'm in the UK & aware that the company closed down last year, & have also been unable to find a manual - any hints on that one?

With thanks for your time & consideration...

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    washing powder is stopping in the tray, and turning into a wet blob it doesn't seem to be moving from the tray when the machine is on

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