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Kenmore Dishwasher (model#) 15828691

For the last couple of days, when the dishes are done washing there has been soap left on the dishes. Do you know what some of the causes could be? This is some thing that has never happened before.

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Possibly too much or too little rinse aid. check the regulator setting in the dispenser

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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Just bought home with Kenmore dishwasher. Know


Hi,

Do you have the operating instructions for your dishwasher. If not, open the door and there should be a manufacturer's badge on the inside of the door somewhere. Find out what model machine you have. I can help you find a manual online.

A couple of general tips for your info.

  • Wipe or rinse excess food particles from dishes before you stack them in machine.
  • Stack neatly and spaced apart to give better wash results.
  • Make sure dishes and pot handles are clear of the sprinklers. Turn sprinklers by hand and make sure they dont hit against anything.
  • I prefer using dishwashing tablets as they are a measured amount. Best not to use too much soap or powder.
  • If you are using powder, use rinse aid along with it.
  • Dont put your crystals or good wine glasses in the dishwasher.
Hope this helps somewhat.
good luck.
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I had the same issue and you will never beleive the solution.
Steps to follow:
1) run one full cycle with no dishes or soap
2) run one full cycle with a dishwasher cleaner like Jetdry
3) run one full cycle with a gallon of white vinager
4) never put soap in the extra in and only fill the main soap bin half way.

should work fine from here on out, but never fill main bin more then half way when you do dishes. also run the hot water in the sink until the water is very hot before starting the dish washer.

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Hi mansim,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your question is: how to use liquid dish soap in the kenmore dishwasher?and which place in dishwasher?

I think it prudent we are first clear on terminology. Based on your discription of your "dish soap", please be certain it says "dishwasher soap". If it doesn't say "dishwasher" on it then it's not meant for your dishwasher.
For a standard american dishwasher the soap goes into a small cmpartment in the door. Just open door fully and you will see the rectangular box on the left. Soap in, then close box. The dishwasher will open it on the second cycle.

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start the machine and let it start to wash
and salt again and let it start to wash
hit cancel and let it drain
you may have to repeat this a couple of times but the salt will nutralize the soap and you will not have to buy a new one

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