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Our kenmore ultra wash dishwasher used to clean excellent. Recently it has started cleaning very poorly. The bottom rack cleans better than the top rack, but even if we rinse the dishes, which we never used to have to, it still cleans terrible. Food is left on dishes and flakes of food everywhere at the end of the cycle.

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Take a good look at the two spinning washers they are easy to remove i would suspect they are clogged clean and replace.adrian,,,,

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