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Kenmore / Whirlpoop not cleaning dishes

Just this weekend our Kenmore/ Whirlpool stopped cleaning dishes. Everything in the machine is still filthy, the soap is not dissolved or even completely out of the dispenser. We tried the four cup test and none of the cups were even wet. We see water in the bottom of the machine, and can hear water coming into the machine.

It's a newer model, less than two years old.

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