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Dacor dishwasher doesn't get dishes clean Model MDW24S

I live in a rural area with no service for Dacor. Dacor is sending new sprayer arms for me to replace the old ones with. They suspect cracks or plugged holes but I don't see them. I should add that this is a brand new DW. I have checked the water temp. >120F out of the tap but only 80F in the bottom of the DW. I have it set to "high temp" but when I check the temp it is still 80F. I cannot find a schematic drawing to find out where the heating element is as it is not inside the dishwasher cavity. HELP

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    I have a newer Kenmore and the agatation wand at the bottom dosent send to turn when the washer is going.

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Sagegril you have a good dishwasher and your problem is not new / you belong to a very large club .ans. is 120 deg at the tap iwon't get the job done . and any higher tempt is child abuse .. your d/w probley and a pot & pan setting . and hi tempt wash/ and rinse . set these to work . run the long cycle / this raised the water tempt in tank . always use fresh dergt. ( not liq ) and not what is on sale . and your dw will start working for you . m.m

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