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The reason for the calcium build up is normally a hard water,Make sure the salt dispenser is full (located at the bottom of the machine under the lower rack,before you add salt get a descaller from you local hardware store, most carry for dishwashers.Follow instructions, this may require a few treatments before it is gone,when it is right then check salt level etc.Hope you come right.
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Calcium buildup on heating element. It's unmovable.


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