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My dishwasher does not clean right it leaves small bits of food and residue had a technician look at it at the toone of 75 dollars and told me there was nothing wrong with it.

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The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

Dishwasher Residue and Film on Dishes

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