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My LG dishwasher stainless steel tub is getting an ugly residue. I have tried to clean it with a stainless steel cleaner but it doesn't help. I am also not happy with the cleaning of my dishes. I have tried different brands of soap but nothing works. I think I may have made a mistake by purchasing it. Help

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If residue is a brown color it can be minerals in the water.You can buy a stainless steel cleaner, just put it in the machine and run it thru a cycle.
Use only good brand name detergent - no tablets- use rinse aid- check arms for blockages-stack dishes with soiled side facing the centre-
LG are an excellent dishwasher

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