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A white, soap-like film is left on glasses and flatware after a washing. It does not wipe off easily.

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Are you using a rinse aid like jet dry you can try cascade complete it works great in my dishwasher dishes come out very clean

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The dishwasher is working, but there is a soap like film left behind on the dishes, glasses and silverware. It's a Kenmore dishwasher.


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White film deposits are observed if water is hard or when you are using more detergent than needed, try filling detergent cup half way. Try using white vinegar after the wash cycle is complete, run a complete cycle. Also turn down the heat on the hot water fed to the dishwasher. Try using water softener for better results.
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That sounds more like a problem with your soap not disolving completly. Try these few simple things. First, run your hot tap at your sink until it gets hot, then start your dishwasher. What this will do is ensure that your "prewash" is using hot water.

The next thing, is you want to select the "heated wash" or "hi temp wash" option with a "normal wash" cycle. What the heated wash will do is ensure that during the main wash the water gets boosted to 140 degrees wich is the temperature that your soap breaks down at.

White film left on dishes is a classic indication that the soap has not disolved or broken down completly.

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