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Leaving a white film on dishes.

My dishwasher is leaving a white film on dishes I have tried several different detergents...The dishwasher is only 1 1/2 years ole.

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Dishwashers have a part usually called a separator which traps the dirt from the water during the wash cycles while the water is continuously recycled to clean the dishes. At the end of the cycle the separator is flushed out and the trapped dirt goes down the drain. If it doesn't get flushed out the dirt builds up till it starts showing up on the dishes. Some separators have a hole on top and one on bottom with a valve which stops up one hole or the other depending which cycle it's running. The valve can be stuck or broken causing the problem.

Part 6 on this diagram appears to be this part on yours. http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=MDB7851AWB0&productCategoryId=0130000&brandId=3048&brandDescription=MAYTAG&modelName=DISHWASHER&diagramPageId=00008&componentDescription=PUMP%20AND%20MOTOR%20PARTS&documentId=W0901031&blt=06

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