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Dishwasher leaving residue inside unit after wash is complete.

It is a GE Pot Scrubber GSD3230Z02WW / Is there sometype of filter that I need to check? This information comes from an email a friend of mine sent to me referencing there dishwasher they utilize over the weekend. Thanks for the help. RH

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THere is a no filter on this unit just a strainer which is visible when opening the door.(its located near back on the bottom) You can take it off and check for pieces of trash or things that have made it by. The best idea is to take a few cups of vinegar (white) and put it in the soap dispensing door. Also take a big Glass and leave it upright and fill it with vinegar. Then run a normal load but dont use any other soap. ALso if your unit has a spot use Jet Dry or simliar products they really do help.

Goodluck

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