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Kenmore 587 leaves a cloudy film on everything

This is new for this dishwasher. It's been working fine for more than 8 years. It's really noisy, but gets the job done. Now there's a cloudy film on dishes. I've tried changing detergents and using a jet dry. Is it a rinsing issue? I'm sure my landlord won't want to buy a new one. CB

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  • gubster Aug 13, 2007

    everything sounds just as it always has.

  • pimentel Sep 26, 2008

    Like gubster's dishwasher, ours has been operating fine for a number of years and it just started to leave the glassware cloudy. We have not changed detergents and we are using Jet Blue. The heater is definitely working.

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Sounds like the pump motor or impeller are toast.does the unit sound like its not pumping the water like it used to?

Posted on Aug 11, 2007

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    anthony james Aug 14, 2007

    its definetly a rinsing issue.i would still check the sump screen and wash arms.have you changed the type of detergent?is the unit hot enough{the element on the bottom of the unit working}?the way to tell if its working is open the door and push a butter knife into the hole where the door latches in.then put the dishwasher into a drying mode and see if it gets hot,if it doesnt that may be your problem.

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