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Hi I've got a diplomat dishwasher but the tablet keeps dropping into the cutlery department and is not dissolving I've tried putting it on the hottest wash puttng the tablet in one of the trays but nothing is working the pots are getting slightly cleaned but are still dirty what do you suggest?

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