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There is water in the bottom of the dishwasher, under the silver screen. Our glasses have been coming out filthy, while going in clean. I pulled the screen out. It has a lot of gunk in it. Also in the bottom of the dishwasher, under the screen, on the edge of the water, there is a lot of grit, like sand. Thanks.


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