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Dishes Don't clean

This machine used to clean everything spotless, but now it doesn't seem like it's hardly cleaning at all. Any thoughts where to begin to troubleshoot?

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If the machine motor runs and the cycles all seem to be working.Check if the rotating arms are spinning when the machine is turned on.

If it isn't then the water pressure is too low and not spining the arms. You have a pump problem, likely the impeller is broken. I had the same issue with mine

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Here are a couple of things that you can try:

If there is hard water residue or film left on the dishes:
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If the water is hard, use maximum detergent or try pouring 1/4 cup of Dishwasher Magic into the bottom of the dishwasher. I would also recommend using the High Heat option to ensure proper cleaning. To clean the dishwasher, use a cup of vinegar and place it in the upper rack.

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It is also possible that you may have a problem with the drain loop check valve as it's not sealing. This may cause residue or food to be left on the dishes. For this, I would recommend you have a technician do it, as it requires replacing the entire drain loop.

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Next, you?ll have to determine whether the film is removable or permanently etched. To do this, soak a glass in undiluted white vinegar for about 15 minutes. Or, wash the glass with warm water and concentrated dishwasher detergent or a high-phosphate detergent (such as Glass Magic).

If the film comes off, it is probably caused by hard water minerals, improper amounts of detergent, or unsuitable water temperature.

Permanent etching is often caused by a combination of soft water and excessive heat or detergent. If glassware is permanently etched, there isn?t anything you can do to make it clear again. But you can avoid future etching by taking these steps:

1) Be sure hot water entering the dishwasher is no hotter than 140 degrees F. Don?t use extra-hot settings such as ?Power Scrub,? and use the ?Energy Saver? dry cycle.

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3) Don?t pre-rinse your dishes before loading them in the dishwasher. Food particles on the dishes actually help the detergent and drying agents clean better.

A common cause of poor washing results is improper loading?dishes that block or impede the spray arm(s) or prevent the soap dispenser from opening. On the other hand, if your dishwasher has chronic problems with good washing, the problem may not be your dishwasher. A good first step is vary the amount of dishwasher detergent you're using and try switching brands.

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