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Dry white powder on dishes after washing

GE profile dishwasher leaves dry white powder on the dishes after washing. Regardless of the type of soap used and in spite of additional rinse cycles

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Hard water maybe?Or your heating element in the bottom may need some cleaning. take pour some vinegar on it and see if the lime bubbles. if so get something like lime away or CLR and pour it on the element let it set for 5 to 10 min then run it through a cycle for rinsing it all out. If the problem goes away for a while then comes back within 90 days I believe you need a water softener.

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