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Old 02-06-2010, 07:24 PM   #1
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I tried taking the lid thingie out and sticking a paper towel down in it, but 3 saturated paper towels later, it's still not showing any sign of being close to empty. Any suggestions?
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Old 02-06-2010, 07:31 PM   #2
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Turkey baster? If it can't get down in there, you can attach some tubing to the end of the baster and suck it out.
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Old 02-06-2010, 08:10 PM   #3
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SiPhonEiphon it if you have a spare hose.

Run the rinse only cycle a **** load of times (assumes it's close to empty).

Any particular reason why you need to do this for bottling?
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Old 02-06-2010, 09:24 PM   #4
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Maybe try flushing it out with water to dilute it? Then ChshreCat's suggestion of the baster.

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Old 02-06-2010, 09:37 PM   #5
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You can also unscrew the inside of the dishwasher door. We had to do it once due to calcium buildup and it only takes a few minutes. You might be surprised at how much crap gets behind the door panel. But while you are in there, you will have access to the entire jet-dry reservoir.

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Old 02-06-2010, 10:59 PM   #6
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I just turn the dispenser setting down to minimum (it has 5) and go ahead and sanitize the bottles. Seems to work OK.
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