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Soap I also have a problem with the soap not completely emptying out when I run the dishes. I don't have a problem with the cleanliness of the cycle but my dishes have presoaked in my sink which is a very bad habit. But I would like to have a timetable for the different cycles. I don't understand why the machine has to run an hour when the heat is turned off.

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  • esertway Jul 24, 2009

    When you said my soap was old--well, the bargain at the drugstore wasn't worth it! I would like to make my own powdered dishwasher soap, then there won't be so many chemicals in it.

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Your soap is old. Get some fresh stuff, or use a liquid dw soap

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  • Rod Clark Jul 27, 2009

    If the soap is not dissolving in the cup and emptying out, then you have a soap problem. Get fresh soap !



    Modern dishwashers do not require presoaking. Simply rinse off starchy foods like rice or potato or pasta, and load the dishwasher. I hate dishes in the sink ! The only things that must be rinsed off are starches and pet hairs (bottom of dog waterdish, etc). Timetable shud be in your manual. You could buy a dishwasher that runs a complete cycle in 3 to 4 minutes. Mine has various cycles that run various lengths of time but for a full load (1 day's worth of dishes for us) I use the REGULAR cycle, not the heavyduty or pots-'n-pans for the light wash cycle. Everything comes out clean without pre-rinsing.

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