Having problems with your GE Profile PDW8400J Built-in Dishwasher ?

Glasses always have sediment on them, not all dishes get cleaned

\015 No matter what soap I use, the above problem occurs. Any ideas?\015\012I noticed that there is considerable sediment in the back floor of the dishwasher behind that screen.\015\012THanks\015\012Richard\015

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Remove the lower spray arm by rotating counter clockwise while lifting it up. It will come right out. Look at the bottom and you will see two holes (jets) that are plugged with food chunks, broken glass, etc... their job in life is to keep the fine filter clean. Also make sure your hot water is actually hot... like 130 degree hot. Then run 2 cups of Tang Orange drink through it on the Pots and Pans cycle, added heat on, to remove mineral deposits. (Tang is VERY high in citric acid and will clean it out safely)
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