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Well I mistakenly put dawn dishwashing soap in the detergent

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Well I mistakenly put dawn dishwashing soap in the detergent dispenser. Before turning the dishwasher on, I realized what I had done. I have soaked up and wiped out the dispenser as much as possible. What can o do to get it all out so I don't ruin machine? Thank ypu
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: It is a .. good on a sec please
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Gdf520psj255 model no.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Lg837941b serial no.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 month ago.

Hello from Just Answer and the Appliance Category
I`m sorry to hear that your having issues!
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 37 Years, I own my own Appliance repair Company
And I teach appliance repair at a local Community College.
I have over 100,000 plus in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.
You will be paying me for my ANSWER to your Appliance Question,, Not for the repair of your appliance hence the name of this site Just Answer.
I will do my best to take the information that you provide to me and make a Diagnosis for you to be able to repair your own Appliance.

Well you did not ruin the machine but the detergent dispenser WILL have to be replaced due to it is a sealed dispenser and no way to get into it to clean it out .

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