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I have a Bosch SD1306B dishwasher and cannot see the "normal" salt compartment. Does this model not need salt? Is the logo that looks like an eyelash the symbol for the descaler fluid for keeping the glasses shiny? The light is on there. Sorry for the simple questions but I have no manual for the dishwasher and its my first Bosch. Many Thanks Neil Fraser

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