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Powder detergent clumps in the detergent tray. I ran it on rinse only to try to clear it all out, but that didn't work. I cleaned it out manually and added just alittle powder detergent, but the same thing happened. In addition, the silverware below the detergent tray have powder residue--any suggestions?

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Most detergents disolve better when water temperature is above 120 degrees.

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
It's very easy- you pour it into the conditioner tray before you start the washer- like the detergent/powder- and (normally) the washer directs water into the softener tray on the (final) rinse.
A quick and easy way to find out which tray is which is to pull the detergent drawer out just so that you can see into it. Start a pre-wash (pre-wash detergent) and see where the water runs in, then advance to the main wash (main wash detergent) and observe. Finally start a rinse cycle and where the water goes in is where the conditioner/softener goes.
In a few cases I have come across, the pre-wash tray shares with the conditioner/softener part but the pre-wash powder goes in the front and the softener in the back.
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The washing powder is still in the dispenser at the end of the full wash??


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
See if the water is actually running into the washing powder tray by using these guidance notes (written for another problem!).
A quick and easy way to find out which tray is which is to pull the detergent drawer out just so that you can see into it. Start a pre-wash and see where the water runs in, then advance to the main wash and observe. Finally start a rinse cycle and where the water goes in is where the conditioner/softener goes.
In a few cases I have come across, the pre-wash tray shares with the conditioner/softener part but the pre-wash powder goes in the front and the softener in the back.
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Powder detergent not distributing in ge quiet power 3 dishwasher


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My whirlpool dishwasher soap dispenser is apparently not opening during cleaning. I find dirty dishes and clumps of soap in the hopper. Whirlpool quiet partner II


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Try this (trust me) Go buy a box of brand name Dishwasher powder (e.g. Electrosol or Cascade) Use it for two loads of dishes and report your results back here. OK?


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