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Soap build up on dishwasher. Dries white and stays on dishes.

We have tried other dishwashing soaps. The dry pieces plug up the arm and it doesn't spin so dishes are not rinsed thoroughly and it leaves a white film on dishes and silverware. We have tried filling both cups with soap, not good. We have tried filling one cup with soap, not good. The water temp is 160 degrees.

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    THE HIGH TEMP AND THE HEAT DRY DOES NOT SEEM TO BE WORKING,LIGHTS ARE LIT BUT SEEMS TO BE JUST WARM,WATER TEMP IS AT 150 DEGREES.

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The spray arms is eather bad or the wash motor ,,,,, it isn't spraying water onto the dishes with any force.
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