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My dishes are still dirty and it leaves a white film on them.I was wondering if it has a filter or something that needs cleaned out.

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  • krissyandrus Oct 10, 2010

    yes, very helpful, Thanx.

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Hello Krissy. Toss two cups of white vinegar into the empty dishwasher. Run the hot water in the sink until it is as hot as it gets. Then turn on the dishwasher using the longest and hottest cycle you have. This will thoroughly cleanse the machine.

Repeat this procedure as needed or at least once a month. Make sure you always run the hot water into the sink until it is as hot as it gets. This will ensure that you are doing the dishes with the warmest possible water. Also, rinse your dishes and pans thoroughly before placing them in the dishwasher.

Regarding a filter, no there is no filter and nothing that needs cleaned out. The only exception would be the drain line if you find that the problem persists. THe drain line goes from the base of the dishwasher to the trap under the sink. Joe

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