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Maytag dishwasher we have a dishwasher that is a few years old. we have been noticing a film on everything we wash in it. we have used the dishwash dispencer that you use to clean a dishwasher and i use jet dry with no solution. we have taken out the spray arms and cleaned them with no solution. our next step is to raise the temp of the water'

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Go buy a product called Lemi-shine and run it thru your dishwasher empty to clean out any hard water and soap deposits. If you can try using only about 2 table spoons of detergent and stay clear of the premeasured tablets. Most of the dishwashers being sold are low water usage units and it is very easy to overwhelm them with soap. It also helps if the oils from the foods are still on the dishes. People tend to clean the dishes to much before loading them and then the enzymes in the detergent have nothing to attach to. Basically this leaves the soap nothing to attach to except the dishes and hence you get cloudy dishes with soap stuck all over them.

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