Having problems with your Maytag 24 in. MDB8600AW Jetclean II Built-in Dishwasher ?

Soap gets stuck inside the soap dispenser, so that at the end of the cycle, there is a clump of soap still in the dispenser. We have also noticed that the rubber seals at the back of the dishwasher (the ones that the spin arms plug in to) are getting worn. Will get new gaskets this week, but wondered if the soap dispenser isn't another problem.


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