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My dishwasher (Kenmore Elite 665) doesn't use up all the detergent in the detergent cup - it always leaves a little behind at the end of the cycle. the dishes don't get quite as clean any more, either. I recently replaced my old water heater - we were getting lots of little plastic pieces in our faucet screens. I'm guessing that the water pressure may be low, and that it may be due to the same problem. Is there a screen-type filter that filters the incoming water, before it enters th


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I don't believe you have a screen at any water feed and doubt that would be the problem. Once the washer fills the pressure to the cleaning arms is provided by the pump itself. I have this issue every couple of months due to hard water and the calcium build up it causes. Try running a bottle of Dishwasher cleaner through the machine. You can find it near the dishwasher detergent in the store. Another option would be to start a regular cycle, with an empty machine, once you hear the sprayers start after it has filled add 1 to 2 cups of CLR cleaner to the machine and let it complete the cycle. If build up is the problem this will clean it out. As far as not using all the detergent that could be the brand you are using. I switched to the cascade packs to solve the issue, they have the detergent and Dawn in one self contained tablet. Other brands had residual soap left in the bottom of the machine. Hope this helps.
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