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Kenmore elite dishwaher 1646 not cleaning dishes.

Kenmore elite dishwaher not cleaning dishes. Appears to fill and drain okay, dishes are still dirty and are often still wet at the end of the cycle. Sometimes a "rattling - banging" noise near the beginning of the cycle.

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I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...

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