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Black specks There are black specks on my dishes (on the bottom of cups and glasses mostly) after the cycle is complete. My dishwasher is 12 years old. Dishes are otherwise clean. Thanks in advance.

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  • djagh Oct 21, 2008




    I get "crud" inside my glasses on the top rack. I've had Sears come out but they never really solve the problem. The DW fills, heats, drains and drys with steam so it seems like it's functioning properly. What would cause this? Kenmore dishwasher 665.1899100.



    Thanks so much!

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    I have same problem that started a few weeks ago. Can wash and rewash the dishes multiple times and I'm still getting this. Could it be something in the tap water? Something coming from water heater?

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Is that a glass? can't tell. is there water curculating to the top rack? if not you probably have a bad chopper

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