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I have a Magic Chef dishwasher Model# DU75BA-01.\r\nThe water enters and the soap dispenses but the dishes are not getting clean. What could possibly be wrong?? Thanks for your help.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Dishsoap stays in soap dispenser

Same thing happened to us. We noticed that it happened if the soap was left sitting before starting the washer. Since then, we immediately start the washer after putting soap in it and the problem appears to have gone away.

So much for the delayed start features, but at least the soap doesn't stick anymore.

good luck!

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Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Dishwasher leaves soap in dispenser.

Hi Dirty Dish gang.
After having 2 appliance repairmen here, I now have the latest scoop on our dishwasher problems, $200 later!
Los Angeles IS currently having hard water issues. Also, all the new cleaning gels etc. are actually a cause of our dishwasher problems.  
So, here is what we need to do:
1. Use Cascade POWDER detergent only.  Make sure is is just "plain" no "scented" or "complete"  or gel, etc. (I have tried a phosphate free powder and gel and this is a cause of our problem as well!) 2. Use Jet Dry in the dispenser (set it to a 2-3 opening) 3. Make sure water is at least 120 degrees 4. Only run dishwasher on "normal" setting.  All others just run it longer, hence causing more water stains. 5. Do not pre-wash dishes! You can knock of chunks with a "non" soapy brush, but don't rinse (the oils actually help to clean the dishes) 6.  Do not wash sponges in dishwasher.
Acid Wash: The repairman just gave my washer an Acid Wash today. It says it is an acid derived from lemon, I got mine from Carters appliance in Torrance, CA for about $19. I am to run a normal cycle with the above mentioned Cascade after this "acid cycle" is finished.
If you are still having problems:
Monthly maintenance: Glass Magic: Buy a box of Glass Magic (near the Cascade)  Use 1 Tbsb in main detergent compartment of dishwasher along with the Cascade, till washer starts working again. White Vinegar: You can run an empty dishwasher with white vinegar once a month.  Fill a bowl with 2 cups vinegar and place on bottom rack.  Then run as a normal cycle...this allows vinegar to disperse slowly.
So far it seems to be working.  Good luck.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: the water does not drain still has soap in it

is the water backed up inside the dish washer

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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SOURCE: dishwasher leaving food on dishes, soap dispenser

In all probability your pump is clogged. This is a common problem and easily taken care of. However, I don't know your age or physical condition as its a somewhat back braking, knee abusing task. You must remove the screws, washer arm and other visible parts from the inside bottom of your machine. The screen needs to be washed to have the gunk removed and and the food residues picked out of the workings in the bottom of the machine. Could be anything in there, eg. pits, hard food fragments, bone, etc. Its a pain to do so in the future it would be wise to give the dishes a quick rinse under the faucet before putting them in.
Maybe you can get somebody to do it as favor, young relative or such if your not able.
Good Luck!

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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