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Food residue on all dishes

My jdb1080aws jenn air dishwasher is leaving food residue on the dishes. Not the original food that was on them, but all glasses and plates have small food particles on them and the tub of the dishwasher has gunk too. Is there something that needs to be cleaned or unclogged? I cannot see a solution that is visible and easy.

Thanks. I have a very similar problem, but worse! My granddaughter, who is 10 years old, loaded the dishwasher and put a bowl that had been used to mix cornbread in the dishwasher without rinsing it, now EVERYTHING comes out with cornmeal on it! HELP!

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The filter systems on the Maytag line of dishwashers which includes Jenn Air is very fine. In most causes the pump needs to be torn down and washed in a sink and a shop vac is also a great tool I use to clean the rest of the pump out that will actually stay in the dishwasher. The spray arms also need to be cleaned in the sink. Check your drain line under your sink as well and make sure that the drain line coming from the dishwasher has a high arch or bend that is higher than the base of the sink. This will prevent sink water from backing up in the dishwasher which can be nasty. Also make sure to run your hot water to the sink before starting a cycle to assure hot fills and the water temp. is best if set at 130 degrees on your water heater instead of 120 or 125 degrees. I hope this is helpful. This kind of problem can be agrivating to solve at times. Scott (North Caolina)

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