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My Jenn-Air Dishwasher Mod: JDB1270AWY has recently quit dissolving the soap pods. I've run the washer on different cycles and still the same results. Any suggestions on what could be causing it?

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SOURCE: GE Monogram DIshwasher

Before taking anything to bits, check you aren't just loading the machine in such a way that something (for us, it's usually a frying pan) is stopping the soap dispenser from springing open all the way. A.

Posted on Apr 22, 2007

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SOURCE: My soap won't dissolve during the cycle.

You are not getting enough water or you are losing the water during wash cycle. Is you dishwasher new or older? How is it plumbed in? If it is plumbed through the floor you will have to put and air gap in to keep the water in it. All tall tub dishwasher have to be plumbed properly.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Soap does not seem to dissolve or clean

Probably a sticky dispenser door. Run for a few times with the dispenser open and put a tablet in the cultery basket

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: the soap packet doesn't dissolve, it remains intact at the bottom of the machine at the end of the cycle.

Some brands of these soap packets need to be opened and the wrapper thrown away, they are not designed to dissolve. I think a dead give away is if the packet has printing on it, almost certainly it needs to be removed and the soap "block" placed in the unit.

Posted on Dec 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire dishwasher won't end cycle - will run

I would say the resettable thermostat has failed. There is a thermostat which senses the water temperature, and when it fails, it causes the dishwasher to run constant. Replace the thermostat underneath the dishwasher and that should cure problem. Part number is 154290204 (I know the number off by heart, that's how often it happens!)

Posted on Apr 07, 2010

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