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I have a GE profile dishwasher. I am getting a white dull film on all of my dishes. I have tried running vinager with no dishes then washing as usual with Cascade. I still can't clear up the problem. What would you suggest? I also use Jet Dry/

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The inlet washer should be lime free water ( not hard water ). If the inlet water is hard use water softener cartridge and attach to the inlet water of the machine. If rinse aid liquid is not used, fill the respective compartment and try. If two in one detergent tablet is available in the super market store try that option also.

But the water quality needs checking.

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Dishes come out of dishwasher with a sticky film, and after the dishes cool off the film hardens and is almost impossible to remove.


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White film deposits are observed if water is hard or when you are using more detergent than needed, try filling detergent cup half way. Try using white vinegar after the wash cycle is complete, run a complete cycle. Also turn down the heat on the hot water fed to the dishwasher. Try using water softener for better results.
You can also add vinegar in the final rinse cycle. Make sure that your soap dispenser drawer is opening and closing fine.


Hope this helps... Please post back if more information is required.



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My dishwasher is leaving a white film powder on all my dishes. It appears the powder is in the dishwasher. How do I clean it out? How do I clean my Ge range profile rangetop?


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The scum, film and white residueproblems have started since the reductionof phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

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Our GE Dishwasher is brand new and everytime we wash dishes the dishes leave a residue of cloudy white in all of our glasses. What can we do to fix this problem? Thanks so much! This is our Model GE...


Hi,

The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

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Our GE diswasher is leaving a white film on all the dishes. We are running it on normal wash and heated dry. Can you put vinegar in the dishwasher to clean it out?


If there is not enough water, the dishes would not get cleaned. This could be caused by a partially closed water shut-off valve (located under the sink), or a faulty dishwasher water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side).

Also, There is usually two, sometimes three spray arms in a dishwasher. Make sure there is no debris blocking the holes inside each spray arm.

**Water temperature Note***

To get the best results, the water has to be at 120 degrees Fahrenheit when entering the dishwasher.

Concerning the Film:

This problem occurs due to excessive calcium build up inside the dishwasher. Try cleaning your dishwasher unit by using a dishwasher cleaner. There are a few out there, Try Dishwasher Magic. It is the top formula.

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Soap residue remains on dishes after wash cycle is complete. Spoke to GE today & was advised that Cascade changed their formula a few months ago & many people are having the same problem. ...


Hi,

The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

Dishwasher Residue and Film on Dishes

heatman101

Nov 10, 2010 | GE Profile PDW8400J Built-in Dishwasher

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Soap residue remains on dishes after wash cycle is complete. Spoke to GE today & was advised that Cascade changed their formula a few months ago & many people are having the same problem. ...


Hi,

The scum, film and white residueproblems have started since the reductionof phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

DishwasherResidue and Film on Dishes

heatman101

Nov 09, 2010 | General Electric GE Profile Dishwasher 24...

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My dishwasher is leaving a film all over the dishes


you might try to put one cup of vinegar in the washer and run the wash cycle with this in it no dishes in is while you are doing this. We live in the country and my wife had this happen and we used vinegar and it stopped this lime build up. Not an expert on this but it worth trying.

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The problem is hard water. There is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system. It filters the water before it enters your dishwasher. It works amazing and has a money back guarantee. You will love the way your dishes look after the first load. It is also very affordable (like 70 bucks). Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com to find out more info.

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