Removal of Caked Soap in Dishwasher Detergent Cup
To remove any caked-on detergent, carefully pry it out with a blunt object, like a wooden spoon.
To ensure that the detergent is dissolved properly during the wash cycles the water must be at least 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
Other suggestions include:
- Powdered detergent should be fresh, not old and lumpy.
- Pour detergent into soap cup just prior to starting the dishwasher.
- Be sure that there is sufficient hot water in the dishwasher.
- Switch to a liquid or detergent pod.
For tips on preventing detergent from getting stuck in the soap cup: Dishwasher - Detergent Stuck in Cup