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Got a new Kenmore dish washer in mid January. Worked fine for a couple of weeks then so-called "clean" dishes were covered with a residue from, I assume, was the dishwasher soap. I tried cascade action pacs, then cascade powder and finally, cascade gel. Nothing helped. I ended up having to use SOS pads to get the "crud" off of the dishes and silverware, and use regular dish soap to hand clean each dish and saucer and bowl...as well as each knive, spoon and fork! I have finally stopped using the "new" Kenmore dishwasher. I am not sure if the problem is with the cascade or with the Kenmore. Not knowing which manufacturer to contact first...cascade or kenmore...I decide on cascade. Thanks for any help you can give. R. Eckrich

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  • reckrich Mar 21, 2011

    Thanks for you input. I have always used Cascade powdered detergent; only started with the liquid and gel after I used my new dishwasher for several weeks and noticed neither dishes nor silverward were getting clean. Everything was cloudy, dusty, gritty!. I will try the vinegar although for the past few days I have been washing by hand.

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Add some vinegar to each load along with the detergent you are using, also stop heat drying your dishes. Never use liquid or gel detergent .Dishwashers have some delicate parts and the gel and liquid dishwasher detergents tend to gum up the works, especially around the soap door area. Avoid gels and liquids and stick with powdered dishwasher detergents.

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http://fixitnow.com/2005/02/appliance-repair-revelation-dishwasher.htm


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  • Aparajita Batabyal
    Aparajita Batabyal Mar 21, 2011

    Hi

    Try using vinegar as i suggested and continue using Cascade powdered detergent,but try avoiding gel and liquid detergent.

    Thanks for contacting fixya.com

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