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Brian Jones Posted on Mar 27, 2007
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Detergent is not completely dissolving

I have tried several different brands and types of detergent and they still will not dissolve. The last ones I used were the Cascade action packs. The first few times I used them they worked great. Then all of a sudden they would not dissolve either. Needless to say my dishes are dirty. What could the problem be?

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Brotha, there is a couple service flashes out there that affect your model. They have to do with poor washability, redesign of the upper spray arm and top spinner. This could be your problem with the spray arms not hitting the soap dispenser properly. You would want to call Sears, I think you would be covered under these service flashes. Other things to check would be water temp. It should be at least 120 degrees entering the dishwasher. If the chopper screen is clogged with gunk, this would prevent a good flow of water to the upper spray arms as well. Catriver...post back.

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