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Detergent trouble After each wash, there is detergent (gel) left on my dish/dishes that are driectly in front of the detergent cups (once the door is closed). The detergent cup that closes still has detergent all over it. Ideas?

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  • tasmsw Oct 13, 2008




    When I run the dishwasher cycle, the dispenser is still full of the liquid detergent or when I used a detergent tablet, it remains dry, almost as if the water never hit the dispenser. Needless to say, the dishes are still dirty. I even tried leaving the dispenser open to see if that worked, to no avail. I really don't want to have to call a repairman out, this dishwasher is less than 3 years old!


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Hi there,

sounds like the detergent dispenser is not working properly.

are the rest of your dishes clean? in other words, is there any food residue on them?

check the dispenser and make sure that there is nothing visibly wrong with it.

if the problem still persists, replace the dispenser.

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