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Dishwasher does not rinse clean

My maytag dishwasher is not rinsing the soap off the dishes properly. There is a white film on most of the dishes after the cycle is completed.

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Run the dishwasher empty: use 1/2 the amount of soap you usually use in the soap dispenser close it then put white vinegar in the open dispenser and, run the dishwasher

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*Film is due to either etching or silica film. Silica film is a milky, rainbow-colored deposit and etching is a cloudy film. Sometimes there is a water/chemical reaction with certain types of glassware.
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Use SANIVAC to clean lime deposits and extend the life of your dishwasher. If you have heavy water.

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