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We have run our dish washer several times, however, the dishes are not getting cleaned. We first ran it on "normal wash." The second and third time we ran it on "pots and pans." Not only are the dishes not getting cleaned, but the soap is hardly getting dissolved. We use liquid dish soap too. I noticed this last time, at the end of the wash, the soap was getting built up on the front-right (when facing the machine) and had turned into a solid clump; almost like plaster. I don't have a manual so


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First idea goto your local home depot they make a product called AFFRESH for front load washing machines and dishwashers run this tablet inside your dishwasher with no dishes on the inside on the hotest setting this usually takes out all build up within any unit next question when you are washing is the the water hot still if not you could be having a problem with your heater message me back with the model number and how the unit is after you use the affresh on your unit sometimes this clears up the problem if not you would have to check around where the chopper is in the center pump to see if you have any food trapped which would be throwing small pieces up onto your dishes by dirty do you mean spotty of have explain exactly what you mean by not getting clean in your own words and if you have any further questions message me back as well and please remember when our chat has concluded in total to rank how this opinion has helped in your appliance situation Thanks again Rick
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