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Water spot on outside door

Our dishwasher is under a month old and there is a water spot/dribble on the outside of the door that won't rub out when we clean with stainless steel wipes.
Is this common and how can I get it to look brand new agin?

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    Same problem, new dishwasher with stains running down the front



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You need to clean the stainless steel with good tetergent and hot water to clean the steel
ss wipes do not do much good and only put a film of oil on the surface
once you clean surface with soap and water use a stainless cleaning cloth you can buy from cleaning store
use the with just water and wipe dry
keep the cloth in a plastic bag to keep from drying out

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