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Kenmore quiet guard standard ocassionally does not use/mix all soap supply and does not get dishes clean. Any ideas?


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MIne did the same thing a couple of times. I found that I had put a casserole dish on its side in front of the soap dispenser...so it opened, but the sprayed water could not get to it.
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