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6 yr old kenmore dishwasher does not clean dishes well. there are no restrictions on both power washer arms, both spin well, but I'm not getting hot water, only warm. any suggestions? John

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Check the drain, filter, and make sure there is no food stuck in there. Also, check out www.applianceart.com for dishwasher door options.

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