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My Maytag dishwasher leaves soap residue on the dishes, mostly on the upper level. It looks like the soap does not even dissolve. I've tried Cascade cubes and the powder dishwasher soap and it all does the same thing. What is causing this and is there anything that can be done to correct it?

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SOURCE: Soap scum on dishes and glasses

you should check the spray arm to see any food block the water from spraying.

Posted on Sep 27, 2007

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SOURCE: new dishwasher leaving powder residue on dishes.

the problem is hard water and there is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system. it actually filters the water going into your dishwasher and leaves your dishes spot free. after the first load i was amazed that the white film was gone and my dishes were sparkling. you can get it at www.dishwasherfilter.com.

Posted on May 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Dishes are not clean; lots of soap residue

Try the combo liguidgel powder packets and wash on the potscrubber plus setting. We saw a drastic improvement with this setting. I have just about gotten out of the habit of thorough pre-washing, but I do rinse heavily soiled items.

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Soap does not seem to dissolve or clean

Probably a sticky dispenser door. Run for a few times with the dispenser open and put a tablet in the cultery basket

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag dishwasher Model # DWC4910AAW

msbcox -- Check for residue in the strainer under the lower washbar. Remove the lower dish rack. Strainer is under washbar. Sounds like it is not draining properly. Write back if you need more help. -- SWT

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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