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I am getting a soapy film on the dishes.

I am filling up the soap compartments and running the dishwasher, but the dishes are coming out with a soapy film on them. But I don't want to use a lesser amount of soap, and not get them clean. Am I running it wrong, or is the problem this particular dishwasher?

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It is actually calcium build up and not soap.The problem is hard water. There is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system. It filters the water before it enters your dishwasher. It works amazing and has a money back guarantee. You will love the way your dishes look after the first load. It is also very affordable (like 70 bucks). Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com to find out more info.

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