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My dishes and glasses are coming out of my kenmore dishwasher with a rough film on them..i put in rinse aid and that doesn't help


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My dishes and glasses are coming out of my kenmore dishwasher with a rough film on them..i put in rinse aid and that doesn't help


Hi,\015\012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vainto clean the things... \015\012Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thi ... Kenmore 16129 Built-in Dishwasher

All of a sudden my kenmore dishwasher makes all the glass cups and dishes feel like there a rough film on them..i put in rinse aid that doesn't help..what's up


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