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Dishes not being washed clean in dishwasher

Lately, the dishes are not being washed clean in the dishwasher. rinse aid and salt levels have been checked and filter basket has been cleaned. what else should we be doing/checking

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Check your water temp it has to be at least 125 degrees if it aint that then check your water heater

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