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We have a whirlpool dishwasher about 3 yrs old that does not clean very good any more. I understand there is a filter that can get plugged with paper (from labels) or residue. Is there an easy fix?

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Yes with all dishwashers you should use a product called affresh not only does it clean out all build up of soap scum but it also takes away any bad odors in dishwashers and makes the unit run better as well u can find this product at your local home depot they also make this product for front load washers i hope this opinion has helped and if you have any further questions please message me back please remember also to rank how this opinion has helped in your appliance situation

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