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We have a film on the dishes after the cycle, the water heater is on without water in the tub

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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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The heater is on after a cycle to sterilize and dry the dishes. This is normal.

Are you using a sheeting agent such aas "Jet Dry" in the dispenser (it is usually filled by a plug on the door).?

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The dishwasher runs through it's cycle but does not clean the dishes properly and leaves a cloudy film and smears on the inside of the machine and the dishes


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    2. Washer detergent contains sparkle additive and too much sparkle/rinses/dry additive will coat dishes
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