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Kenmore model 66516012401 can't figure out how to get filter off door. Dishes cleaning very poorly. Also, any other filters i should be aware of?


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Verify your water temperature is correct first off. Second you should check the trap and filter in the base of your dishwasher. This will be located underneath the spray arm assembly. You should also inspect the spray arm assembly for any hard water build up or food particles that could be lodged in the holes. The spray arm is designed to shoot high pressure high temp water at your dishes. If these holes are partially blocked that will impede the dishwasher's ability to clean your dishes properly. Finally use a good liquid detergent if you don't already. I have personally had issues with the cubes of detergent with powerballs (don't want to name names here) not dissolving fully (also due to water temperature). Good luck!
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