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Soap Not Mixing

The soap is not draining from my kenmore. The soap stays in the holder and clumps up and stays inside. Any ideas

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  • adhumphre Jul 30, 2008

    powder

  • jlillie Nov 04, 2008

    I am using Cascade powder and the soap is not entirely dispensing, leaving wet clumps in the container and dishes looking like they're not clean.

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    Kevin Arseneau May 11, 2010

    Are you using liquid soap or tablets?

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Inside the soap holder there is a small spring and sometimes that comes under causing it not to open during the wash. If that is fine and you are using liquid soap try pulling a cople glasses of hot water on the latch and give it good clean because it soemtimes gets jammed up. Anymore questions give me a shout.

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