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Dishes and the dishwasher look dirty after they run, like it redistributed dirty water. The door is very dirty/filmy except right under the soap dispenser, like someone squirted dirty water on it but wiped right under the soap dispenser. If I run it a second time with vinegar it gets clean, but that is crazy, esp since it takes 2 1/2 hours a load. I have 2 of them and both are doing it. I have changed soaps, added more soap, used less soap, pre-rinsed dishes, put them in filthy, used jet-dry, no


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Hi Mike_wend604,
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\015\012I am looking for a used Asko #1504, if you would like to sell yours please e-mail me at [email protected] and put "Asko" in the subject line, thanks!
Did you say both of your dishwashers were doing the same thing? Are they the same brand and did you buy them together. It could be a seal in the pumps motor leaking and oil is getting in the water, that is if your pump pumps your water in and pumps it out. Some models the pump pumps the water in and out, other havw a water inlet valve that electrical opens to let water in and the pump just after the cycles pumps the water out.
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