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The dishes do not get clean. Food is left on plates, in bowls, on silverware. Coffee stains are building in cups. Milk leaves a "film" on glasses. When the cycle is finished, it appears that the water temperature was hot based on the amount of steam coming out of the dishwasher.

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Hi, it sounds like your dishwasher is plugged up with soap deposits, and/or Calcium deposits.
In an empty dishwasher, put 2 cereal/soup bowls full of vinegar on bottom shelf, and run your dishwasher.
This should clean out all the deposits.
I do this about once every six weeks as our water is very hard.
Fred

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