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Little particles of food always end up stuck on glassware, no matter how well I rinse everything that goes into the dishwasher. Also -- the rinse aid dispenser no longer stays closed. The dishwasher is about 6 years old.

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This washability problem is caused by several things . 1 old dergentent .. i would only use powder . liquid doesn't work as well . use jet dry. and heat in the wash (hi tempt wash) if if your water is hard no heat in the dry .... the problem is undisolved dergent . and the dishes ar not clean . this is not a dishwashr problem . water needs to be hot 140 deg is best ( run water at tap till hot and run disposal. to clear drain . use longer cycles esp in winter ( this raises tank tempt quicker ) and use dergt like cascade with dawn . tabs . .. .you may need to clean out d/w use jet dry cleaner .. things will get better after doing these .. mm

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If your dishes or glassware appear filmy or spotted following a complete wash cycle, adjusting the amount or type of detergent you're using and adjusting your hot water heater's water temperature may solve the problem. But before you do either of these, put a rinse additive (such as Jet-Dry) in the rinse dispenser to improve the sheeting action of the water.
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First you'll have to determine whether the film is removable or permanently etched. To do this, soak a glass in undiluted white vinegar for about 15 minutes. Or, you can wash the glass with warm water and concentrated dishwasher detergent or use a high-phosphate detergent (such as Glass Magic) according to label directions.
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Permanent etching is often caused by a combination of soft water and excessive heat or detergent. If glassware is permanently etched, there isn't anything you can do to make it clear again. But you can avoid future etching by taking these steps:
1) Be sure hot water entering the dishwasher is no hotter than 140 degrees F. Don't use extra-hot settings, such as "Power Scrub," and use the "Energy Saver" dry cycle.
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