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White film on dishes

I have a new Inglis dishwasher, model IPU 25363. I have been told that the water should cover the heating element when dish washer is running, our does not. The unit cleans the dishes but leaves a whitish film on the dishes. I all ways used Jet Dri rinse agent. I have tried dish washing liquids and prepackaged detergent, Electra Sol tabs.

What can I do or use to make the dishes come out clear and clean?

Should the water cover the heating element?

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Experience : 30 years in dish washing as a professional instructing hospitals and restaurants.
It is not necesaasry to cover the heating element as long as sufficient water is present so as to not STARVE the water pump.
Listen to the sound of water serging with the machien running. If it is contant you have enough water if the sound comes and goes then the pump is serging . either lyou have a low water level or CLOGGED strainer in the bottom of the machine (inside).

you might also open the door real fast during the wash and check for water splashing and flows---- you might get wet but this way works .(wear protective eye shields)

water levels can be raised by BENDING the tab on the bottom of the float which controls water level...much like a toilet tank float.
Also finally if soap levels are too high the soap will not rinse off regardless of the amount of "rinse fluid you use.
Visit www.soapman.com

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soapman Bruce

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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