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Some dishes and silverware ends up with a cloudy film on it.

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Usually this is a contanimation issue, check and clean all drain filters, look for particulate matter in the spray ports, Usually you have to take the whole thing apart and clean debris.

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There are a few things that will cause this.


Too much detergent- cut down on detergent being used.


Not using rinse aid- Start using rinse aid such as jet dry.


Detergent change- Recently detergent companies had to change there detergent to accommodate government regulations. This new detergent is leaving a film on the dishes. This only solution for now is to run the dishes in a citrus once or twice a year. I will try to find where you can get this cirrus and leave a comment later.



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Posted on Sep 28, 2010

  • shawnryan111 Sep 29, 2010

    It is actually citric acid and the part number for GE citric acid is WB35X151. You can order it from any appliance store.

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