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Have a 14 year old Kenmore Ultra Wash III dishwasher. Just lately, the glasses/dishes/silverware feel "grimmey" and I can see streaking on glasses and residue on silverware. I use jet dry and up til recently have had sparkling dishes. Any advice?

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SOURCE: Dishwasher smells like pond scum

I have the SAME problem with our dishwasher. It's disgusting. Between the fishy glasses and the garlicky ice cubes (NO, we don't have garlic in our refrigerator or freezer -- purchased ice doesn't smell), I'm embarrassed to pour our guests a glass of ice water!

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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SOURCE: streaks on glassware/silverware

usually indicative of clogged spray heads, or spray arms not spinning, too much detergent for your water type, wrong detergent, and low water temp.

Link to manual:
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%203381187.pdf

Check the manual for amounts of detergent to use based on your water hardness.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: white film/residue left on dishes

This problem occurs due to excessive calcium build up inside the dishwasher. Try cleaning you dishwasher using a dishwasher cleaner. Dishwasher Magic is a good choice. works great.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: white film/residue left on dishes

the problem is hard water. www.dishwasherfilter.com has a new product out that solves this problem once and for all. it filters the water going into the dishwasher removing the hard minerals that leave those spots. it is very affordable and guaranteed to work or your money back. you will love the way your dishes look.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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SOURCE: White film on dishes, glasses and silverware.

white film is actually from the calcium and magnesium found in hard water. your dishwasher is fine. its the water leaving the residue and spots. go to www.dishwasherfilter.com . they have a new product out exactly for this reason. very affordable and works amazing. you will love it.

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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