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I have a Whirlpool Dishwasher DU1345XTVB about 5 years old. It functions perfectly but is not cleaning the dishes well particularly the top rack. The arms spin, soap dispenser works, cycles properly--just doesn't get the food off. I checked the arms to see if the are blocked but don't appear to be as the dishes get wet. Thanks


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There are a few things to do. The water temperature is a big contributor, in dishes not getting clean. Another is the type of detergent being used. Liquid dishwasher detergent with water softeners and a drying agent will help loosen food too. If the food is dried on, it will be hard to clean off. For day old dishes, right before you run the dishwasher, run them under hot water, at the sink. This will start to soften the food that remains on them. Manufacturers tell you that your dishwasher will clean dishes if the racks are completely full. They will only do that if the dishes are 99% clean to start with. Give the dishes room for the water to spray around. Make sure the drain is clear of food & debriis.
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