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My dishes and glasses are coming out of my kenmore dishwasher with a rough film on them..i put in rinse aid and that doesn't help

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The film is the stuff and the old soap backing up in the dishwasher. There is no cure for this. You can have them come out and it won't get fixed because it will happen again. They did not put a large enough drain/disposal on the models. Essentially you are eating old soap - goodness only knows what is in it.

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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.

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How does the Rinse Aid part of the FDB2000RFS1 dishwasher work? We got one donated to our non-profit organization and found all our dishes are coming out with a dry film all over them. I believe we have...


Rinse aid is only effective if you have good quality water to start with. With hard water being the issue, you still won't resolve the film problem.

You can either put in a water softener, which I suspect isn't an economical answer just to get cleaner (film less dishes) or you can allow the dishes to air dry instead of using the heated dry setting in an attempt to avoid getting a film on the dishes.

You can try to use the rinse aid, but I'm pretty sure it won't affect the water quality issues you got, since you have hard water to start with - nothing ventured, nothing gained.

Just remove the cap for the rinse aid dispenser and with the door all the way open, pour in about 1/4 to 1/2 of the bottle and replace the cap.

Here's link to your manual that you can download for free, just scroll down and select the correct manual for your model number and click on the link.

http://www.devicemanuals.com/guide/Dishwasher/Frigidaire-manuals-page55.html

Hope you found this very helpful and best regards!

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Try putting a cup of white vinegar in the empty dishwasher & running it on fast wash. Should eliminate film; do you have hard water where you live? If so lime build up could be the problem.
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