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White chalky film on dishes after dishes cleaned , have cleaned dishwasher with jet dry cleaner and i use jet dry also, have also taken it apart and checked for blocked jets dont see any


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Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried invain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if theheating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad... So I wouldbuy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it isworking... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...
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