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Kitchenaid dishwasher - small pieces of food are left on otherwise clean dishes. Water level comes to about 1 inch below heater coil. I ran it without dishes (or soap) and added about a quart of water so that level came to about 1/4 inch below heater and that's when I noticed food pieces on drain surfaces (nylon filter under bottom spray arm unit and circular plastic "trap" surrounding it). Spray arms holes are clear and water is hot.


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It sounds as if you figured the solution out. The holes in the spray arm(s) get plugged by small debris, (tooth picks, seeds, bits of plastic like candy wrappers, etc) and the water does not reach the dishes to wash and rinse effectively. Try placing the wash arm(s) in one position and marking one side, then running the dishwasher for a minute or so. Open door to see if arms have moved. If some holes are plugged, arm(s) may not be rotating. Also check that there are no obstructions which would interfere with wash arm rotation.
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