Having problems with your Kenmore 24 in. 15932 Built-in Dishwasher ?

Poor Cleaning and getting worse

\015 My Kenmore Ultra Wash 665.16912 has not done a good job cleaning the dishes and it seems to be getting worse. Two problems appear: 1. the bottom plates are not washed, half fail to clean. 2. the glasses in the upper rack have some kind of residue that is not rinsed off. \015\012\015\012We have owned it for five or more years but it seems worse.\015

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A common cause of poor washing is improper loading—dishes block or impede the spray arms or prevent the soap dispenser from opening. On the other hand, if your dishwasher has chronic problems with washing, the problem may not be your dishwasher. Your home's water pressure may be too low, the water may be too hard, you may not be using the right amount of detergent, or the water temperature may not be hot enough

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