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Does not remove all food some residue remains after wash cycle


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Check and make sure that you are getting water too the top rack place a cup or mug upright in the top rack turn the dishywasher on for about 2 minutes you should a least have filled the cup up half way if not to the top. if you are not getting water to the top rack check to make sure that you have enough water in the unit. also before starting the wash you want to point the wash arm in the same direction to make sure that they are turning. Do they turn? when you are finished with a cycle do you see steam or is it cold inside. let me know what you find.
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Does not remove all food some residue remains after wash cycle


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