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Dishwasher not working

My dishwasher isnt working anymore . it goes thru the cycle but its not cleaning. the dishwashing tablet falls to the bottom and isnt even dissolved completetly after the cycle has finished. when you start it the bottom fills with water and after rhe cycle has finished the water is gone so no issues with it being blocked i imagine.
It is a Whirlpool ADP 5540
thanks for your help

**** the walls are still dirty after the cycle but there is steam in there as if its done its normal cycle

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