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Dishes are cloudy, looks like water deposit. Also, the dishes feel like soap is still on the dishes,a grainy feeling substance. also, some dishes were not clean. this is a new kitchenaid dishwasher...

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Is your water softener working?if not this will happen

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    I do not have a water softner, any other suggestions

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*Film is due to either etching or silica film. Silica film is a milky, rainbow-colored deposit and etching is a cloudy film. Sometimes there is a water/chemical reaction with certain types of glassware.
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