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Are u covering the spout in the center of the lower rack when u load your waser thes need to extend up when washing
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Only the bottom half of the dishes are clean - Dishwashers


Are u covering the spout in the center of the lower rack when u load your waser thes need to extend up when washing ... Dishwashers

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Hi,\012\012\012\012\012I\012have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained\012about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain\012to clean the things... Bought new ... Whirlpool GU2700XTSB / GU2700XTSQ / GU2700XTST Built-in Dishwasher

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