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Dishwasher lime/scale build-up

Do they make a product that will thoroughly clean-out scale build-up, is so info please. Thanks!

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Most d/w's in the USA do not have a salt dispenser to soften the water. what will work to remove the scale and soap residues is called "d/w magic". it comes in a plastic square bottle and you can get it at any grocery store, lowes, or sears.
you just remove the cap, put in the top rack and run a full cycle with the water heat boost option and it will clean out almost any residue from your unit. if it is really bad you may need to repeat this 2 times.
then in the future use dry powder soap, not tablets, fill both cups only about half full, use the normal cycle with the water heat option. also make sure the rinse dispenser is full with jet dry or similar product. then you should not get the residues returning.

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This sounds like your dishwasher has ran out of salt (not the kind you have on the table)this and "rinse aid" is all that is needed, and these are used anyway, mine goes cloudy if the salt runs out, always check washing blades spin freely anyway, hope i have helped, if so rate me please

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