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I have a Kenmore Elite dish washer Model 665 76975K602 and the dishes on the top rack are not cleaning properly. There is a very gritty feel on the dishes. Also, I have to rinse all dishes thoroughly before placing them in the dishwasher as they will not clean properly. The manual explicitly states that I shouldn't pre-rinse. What is the problem? thank you. elite_builders@yahoo.ca

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  • elite_builde Mar 20, 2011

    This dishwasher is three years old and this only started about 2 months ago. We use only liquid soap and soap packets.

  • elite_builde Mar 21, 2011

    The dish washer is 3 years old and all we use is liquid soap and soap packets, this only became a issue about 2 months ago.

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That is very possible and you are not the first one encountering such. many sites have tackled this specific problems some with videos on how to troubleshoot and solve it. i'm going to give you two links that will assit you as the steps are lenghty to put here. Link1 and video link 2.
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Hello
Ive yet to see a dishwasher you do not have to pre rinse the dishes.The gritty feeling could be your soap.Maybe a liquid soap would be better os a soap packet.Stay away from powder.

Also if this is a high efficiency dish washer try using saop marked H E or high efficiency.

If the top rack is not getting clean its usally beacauce something big is in the bottom blocking the water from sprayimg up.

Just some ideas.

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