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Redeposits material on dishes

The dishwasher appears to clean dishes and then redeposits the food particles back onto dishes and glasses.

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Re: Redeposits material on dishes

We had the same problem and we have managed to resolve it for the most part.  We have found that the detergent makes a huge difference.  Our experimentation found that Cascade Complete powder did the best job.  Also, our old glassware was wide at the bottom and narrow at the top which I suspect made it difficult for the spray arm to get water up there so we bought new glassware and that helped a lot too.  It still happens from time to time but it is pretty rare.

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