Question about Maytag MDB9600A Jetclean II Built-in Dishwasher

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Mainly the glasses have a film on them after they have been clean

I got some frozen soap and it seems like my problem started then. The glasses have a film left on them after they have been washed. i have used the setting to rinse them a second time after washing and it still leaves a film. the plates have it also. I have changed soap and I make sure that i keep the Jet dry dispenser full and still have this problem. The water is hot enough from the hot water heater and when you open the door at the end there is heat coming from it. Any suggestions as to the reason would be greatful.

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We live in the country where hard water is very pentiful. We had this problems and my wife ran one cup of vinegar through the wash cycle without anything in the washer and this corrected our film problem it worth a try. I hope this helps you.

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If the water inlet valve is fine and it fills with water then the issue seems to be with the float switch assembly that is bad and should be replaced. Float assembly is found inside the dishwasher's tub, on the bottom. The water that fills the dishwasher lifts the float, and when it reaches a certain level, it acts as a trigger for the float switch. The float triggers the float switch to shut off, thereby shutting off the flow of water into the dishwasher. A defective switch may interfere with dishwasher's filling and/or draining ability. Use voltmeter to test the switch. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Take each probe and touch them to one switch terminal each. This should produce a reading of either zero or infinity. Continue to touch the probes to the terminals, and press down on the switch's button. The reading should change to the opposite extreme. If the switch fails either of these tests, you should replace it. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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Posted on Jul 14, 2011

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