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Dishwasher had buildup of soap scale and dishes are not getting clean

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Mkae sure you are running kitchen hot water faucet before starting dish washer. If not you are getting mostly a cold water wash thru out the cycle. Also make sure the jet dry dispenser is full. Always use the liquid jet dry as the small cubes you can get do not work nearly as well.

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First of all I am not paid to sell product but I can tell you the build up you have is normally soap. You can use vinegar, but I personally use a product called Lemi-shine. I add this to the soap (2 tablespoons) to the soap in the door for every load. This will clear this issue you have and keep the dishwasher clean like the day you got it. If you doubt this check out the Finish website as this will answer the questions you might have. Good Luck

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There are some things you can try, however, if your Maytag dishwasher is not getting your dishes as clean as you would like. Maytag recommends several processes for fixing this issue with your dishwasher.


Do not run your Maytag dishwasher while hot water is being used in other parts of your home, such as washing clothes or showering. Hot water is needed for your Maytag dishwasher to properly clean dishes.


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