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My wife has a kenmore quietgaurd standard dishwasher, model number 587.16149400. Our issue is that its getting so hot during its drying cycle that is melting plastic dishes. I checked and everything is dishwasher safe so it shouldnt be melting. It is even melting really thick items like water bottle lids and brand new plastic cups. it is also not rinsing well. What could be causing this?


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