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When I take a glass or cup out of the dish washer after they are cleaned and heat dried, or a day plus from the cabinet to put cold water,too many small bubles are floating on top the water surface, as a soap-like condition; it clears up shortly.
The tech told me it is normal. I think it is not normal because I suspect the rinsing is not totally complete because of the water conservation design.
Am I drinking soap-water?
Use a rinse agent., such as jet dry. the owners manual will provide you with the specific location as to where the rinse agent dispenser is locatedl
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