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Dishes don't get clean and detergent leaves a white coating behind. Wash arms work, detergent door closes, no gunk on the bottom filter, soap cover operates correctly, water is hot? What is left to check to fix the prob?

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Dishwasher salt is missing, or rinse aid.

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  • jaysacurly Jan 03, 2011

    rinse aid is full and functioning. don't know what dishwasher salt is?

  • specialistel Jan 03, 2011

    Dishwasher salt, softens the water to stop "Streaking" and "Chalk deposits" on the cleaned items.

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