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Whit film on everything at the end of wash. dishes not clean I took off the screen and cleand a bunch of stuff out of the sump. seems the same. it is filling with water draining soap is all gone filled the rinse agent electronics seem to be working. inside of the ss tub is always crummy.. everybody else i know with a ss tub loves it.. im ready to put my old plastic maytag back in

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Check your heating element..


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