Having problems with your Whirlpool GU2700XTSS / GU2700XTSY Built-in Dishwasher ?

Detergent (gel) always left in dispenser and on bottom of door

\015 If I only fill dispenser half way dishes don't get thoroughly clean.\015

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Whirlpool GU2700 dishwahser. There appears that there is not enough water pressure reaching the upper tray. Also the soap does not disolve like it once did. Can there be something clogged somewhere?
Get package of unsweetened limonade drink mix and put in machine and run a cycle, this will clean all parts of hard water deposits. Cascade powder is the manufactors choice, till they get ad space and samle giveaways
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Detergent (gel) always left in dispenser and on bottom of door


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