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White deposits especially on plastic, hard water, checked temp it's 140+, vinegar???

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Yes, I have seen where some people have recommended dumping half a gallon of vinegar into the dishwasher then running a wash cycle...
You would need to do this after it fills for the long wash though and may have to take some water out and then replace it with the vinegar...

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Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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