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Lower arm repair on Dishwasher?

\015 We us the high temp "pots" setting. My dishwasher has been leaving a light gritty residue on the dishes. We have run cleaners a few times to no avail. Today I noticed the lower arm has a knob like a screw on top center and it looks broke. the lower unit wobbles. Everything seems to wash except as noted and the unit drains fine. Looking for some suggestions and is this something I can repair as a tradesmen but not an appliance repairman?\015

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It will help if you can provide the model number of the kenmore dishwasher. I would try and take the wash arms out and clean them under running tap water. If the residue continues to appear then confirm if the problem is only with the bottom drawer or top drawer as well. Keep a couple of cups on the bottom shelf right side up and check the quality of water in these once dishwasher has drained at end of cycle. Also sometimes if the Rinse aid quantity is low it can lead to residue on glassware.
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