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check to make sure you are using the correct detergent & amount for your new washer - depending on the hardness of your water.
Clean the air gap.
Your problem could be one of two things. 1) Hard water. Outside of getting a water softener there really isn't much of a cure for that one. If you are unsure if you have hard water or not, simply take a sample to a local fish store and most of them will test it for free, or call your city's water department and ask. 2) Most likely though it is because you are using too much detergent. How often have you said to yourself, gee there's a lasagna pan in there, better fill up the little dispenser AND give it an extra big 'ole squirt just cuz it's really greasy? Try this, place a coffee cup standing upright on the bottom rack of your empty dishwasher. Fill the cup up to the brim with vinegar and run it through a cycle. This should clean out any residue that is in there currently. Then, the next time you do the dishes use HALF the detergent you normally use. See if that helps. Good luck!

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The problem is hard water. www.dishwasherfilter.com has a product to solve this problem once and for all. It filters the water going into your dishwasher and removes the hard minerals that leave those spots. It is very affordable and even has a money back guarantee. You will love the way your dishes look with this product.

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Glasses have a white, chalky film around the top of glasses


This due in part with the government mandate to remove phosphates from detergent.
Several things can be done to improve the clean appearance of your dishes.
1. Start a wash cycle with no dishes and no soap. Once the wash cycle has stated and water is circulating,open the door and pour in one quart of white vinegar and resume the wash cycle.
2. Use a detergent named FINISH.
3. Use only the recommended amount of detergent.
4. Periodically use a product named LemiShine.
Taking these steps will improve the quality and appearance of the dishes.
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The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

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please search in "ebay" for your country to get the product. Please rate my solution as helpful. Regards, Venu.

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