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Our dishes are coming out all icky and filmy. What is going on? Is there a filter that can be cleaned? Don't have a manual any more.

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Can you remove and clean the spray arms and the filter? Is there enough detergent and/or rinse aid and/or salt in the machine?

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If your dishes are coming out of the dishwasher covered by a removable dirty film, your water may not be hot enough, or you could be using an inferior brand of automatic dishwashing detergent. If you have tested your hot water and find it is between 140 degrees and 160 degrees Fahrenheit, consider how long it takes for the hot water to reach the dirty dishes in the dishwasher. If the hot water has to travel a long distance to reach the dishwasher, chances are the water filling the dishwasher starts out cold. To alleviate this problem, run the hot water nearest to your dishwasher until the water coming out is hot. This will guarantee the water filling the dishwasher is as hot as it should be to properly clean dirty dishes.

To remove this type of film from dirty dishes, after running the dishes through a basic rinse cycle, set a bowl filled with a cup or two of white vinegar on the lowest rack of the dishwasher. Remove any metal pans or utensils, and with the vinegar on the bottom rack, wash the dishes as usual. Dirty dishes that were once covered in film should come out squeaky clean

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The dishes do not come out clean. There is food debris tried on the dishes and a filmy substance on the glasses.



Hi,
Check your heating element..


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Our dishes are coming out all icky and filmy. What is going on? Is there a filter that can be cleaned? Don't have a manual any more.


Dishwashers get dirty after time. Get on the floor, I mean down on your hands and knees, Yeah like that, now look uop at the top of your dishwasher! I mean the inside look up at the ceiling of the dishwasher, YUK! Clean your dishwasher inside use 2 cups bleach, 1 cup table salt, and a gallon or two of cold water inside the bottom, close the door and start the cycle after the drain at the begining. this should solve your problem. Good luck and let me know. Thanks

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