Having problems with your Kenmore 16529 Built-in Dishwasher ?

Leftover food is still on glasses in the top rack


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Check that wash water temp is HOT from beginning of cycle to end (140 to 160 is best). Check that rinse aid dispenser is full and set to your water hardness level. Check that holes in spray arms are not blocked and that unit has enough water. Use a good, fresh detergent.
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Leftover food is still on glasses in the top rack


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