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Very hard water and dishes come out coated with detergent and calcium deposits


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Very hard water and dishes come out coated with detergent and calcium deposits


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I am having two problems with my dishwasher. The first one is that it leaks from the right front side. The second problem is that anything metal that I put in the dishwasher comes out coated with some sort of residue. The dishes had some build up on them but not as much as the pots and pans. I have hard water and I am using less detergent.


Hi,The scum, film and white\012residue problems have started since the reduction of\012phosphates in dishwasher detergents.Here is a tip that\012will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scu ... Whirlpool DU1055XTV Builtin Dishwasher

My dishes are filled with white residue from the hard water. I've tried vinegar to cut it and new rinsing agents but nothing works. Is there a filter to clean out any hard water deposits? Do I need to check the line for plumbing for hard water deposits? My water softner is working fine, my dishes are filled with white all over them. HELP!


Hi,The scum, film and white\012residue problems have started since the reduction of\012phosphates in dishwasher detergents.Here is a tip that\012will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scu ... Jenn-Air 24 in. JDB1100AWS Built-in Dishwasher

I have had my Bosch dishwasher for about 2 years. Over the last 8 months or so my dishes come out with a white film over them. I do have hard water, but have had it for over 20 years without a problem like this. The white film is all over dishes, silverware and the inside of the stainless steel washer. I use a rinse agent and have tried many detergents. I have used vinegar to clean the inside. What can this be?


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Dishes all cloudy and spotty. Maytag Intellisense plus 1996 dishwasher. I have real hard water that leave white calcium build up. I can remove and clean all of the lower spray arms and filter. How do I remove top spray arm to remand remove deposits? The motor sounds good, hot water, fill ok. On the inside top of center of arm where it meets the center input connection there is gunk to remove. How do I get to it? remove arm? thanks


The problem is hard water. Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com. They have a new product out that solves this problem once and for all. It filters the water entering your d ... Danby 22 in. DDW399 Free-standing Dishwasher

I'm using a GSD 1100G00WW that is probably from may of 1991, landlord says its fine but, I have had yuckie dishes for two months, how long do these last in hard water? My dishes seem to come out dirtier than went in and have scratches that I cannot wash off manually afterwards. I've used both liquid and powder detergents, same results. Thanks


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My dishwasher has been fine for five years. Suddenly, about six months ago, the glasses came out scummy and there seems to be a coating on the dishes as well. Is this calcium deposit? If so, why would it suddenly begin -- the water supply is the same. Is there a defect in the dishwasher? Thanks.


Hello; first thing I would check is the spray arms, to make sure the holes are clean. A lot of debris from food particles, broken dishware, etc, can build up and block the spray holes over five years.\015\012The spray arms can usually be remove ... Dishwashers

Our dishwasher does not clean. there appears to by a coating on all of the glasses and dishes as if there are lime deposits or something in the hard water has left a sediment in the dishwasher parts. Is there a product that we can run through the machine to clean it?


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My dishes are coming out lacking shine and with a cloudy coating on the silverware and glasses. I use CascadeComplete and an additive liquid in the "shine" cup. My Maytag dishwasher is 15 years old. We also have very hard water, so I am being sure to fill the cups full of the powder prior to washing. Any tips? [email protected]


I'm not an expert, but either it's the hard water, or it's not getting the "shine" liquid. I'd look for a soap that specifically says that's for use with hard water. A water softener would be the best solution.Just keep an eye on the "shi ... Maytag Dishwashers

My first question is the dishes are not coming out clean. When it was installed they said not to hook it up to the aireator on top of the sink. Is that correct even though in California it is code. We have hard water and that's why we bought this dishwasher. I have changed detergents and that still doesn't help. There is food left on them along with white stuff. help. the dishwasher was bought 12/2010.


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We live on an island in the Caribbean and we have a LG dishwasher (model LDF 8812) that has worked fine for a year, but has recently stopped washing effectively. At first, the top part dishes were coming out still soiled from food. Now the bottom part dishes are coming out soiled as well. We checked both the Owner's Manual and the Service Manual and none of the troubleshooting suggestions appear to be relevant to our problem. The water here is very hard, and the water pressure is low and fluctua


You really need to replace the O ring . Could cause leaks and low wash pressure without it.You may also try running a solution of WHITE vinegar and water through the machine every six months as it helps desolve any lime scale (which is going to ... LG LDF8812 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

We have very hard water and it's leaving a white film on the dishes and tub. Regular dishwasher detergent may be the cause. . What is the best way to remove the hard water residue and what detergent should be used to avoid this problem in the future. The dishwasher is two years old.


You have to use water softeners available in cartridge form. attach this to the inlet pipe. If there is a compartment for salt in your machine fill it with special dish washer salt availble for this. (Pl do not use kitchen salt ) ... Whirlpool 24 in. DU1100XTP Built-in Dishwasher

Both dish drawers are leaving a chalky dried on residue on the dishes. I ran a cleaning detergent in both drawers, made sure salt in water softener was filled, checked filters, and they are still leaving residue. I've tried washing the dishes after to get the residue off and it is hard to remove. Also, I have not changed dish detergents.


Hi,The scum, film and white\012residue problems have started since the reduction of\012phosphates in dishwasher detergents.Here is a tip that\012will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scu ... Fisher and Paykel 23 in. DD-603SS Built-in Dishwasher

The dishwasher detergent is running down the door all dishes are dirty and I tried washing without detergent and there is still detergent. Don't know where it is coming from. Brown water on dishes


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Hi, We have a new whirlpool dishwasher type no. 575-0. GU2275X TVQO. We have not been able to get clean dishes since purchase. Water is hot, everything seems to be operating smoothly. Use the supplied rinse product. Sometimes the dishes remain dirty, always have white film on clear glasses. We have tried using more or less detergent. Our water is a little hard, but should not be that big of a problem? Please advise joe


I think I can help. We have the same dishwasher and we have very hard water. The dry powder detergents don't work well. We have found Cascade All in One Gel detergent works best and we use only a little; don't go beyond the first mark in the detergen ... Dishwashers

My 2-year-old LG Dishwasher doesn't clean the dishes well any more. It used to work great, I was very happy with it. For some unknown reason it doesn't work that way any more. The dishes come out dirtier then they were before I put them in. I had three guys come in and look at it and they all said that there is nothing wrong with my dishwasher. My water heater is 1 year old, works great everywhere else in the house, the dishwasher is hooked up the right way, by a professional, I don't have hard


The heater does not heat the water it keeps it hot check there first id say the heater or thermal is bad if both check good replace control ... LG LDF6920ST Stainless Steel 24 in. Built-in Dishwasher

Model MDB 7600AWQ It is not cleaning dishes well and the bottom water 'slinger' is not rotating. We disassemble the lower assembly and cleaned extensive soap scum and hard water deposits. Lower slinger is still not rotating. Water temp and water level are fine. Pump is getting water to upper slinger and pumping water to drain between wash and rinse and after rinse.


Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried invain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thing works li ... Maytag 24 in. MDB7600A Jetclean® II Built-in Dishwasher

LG model LDS5811WW/02 has never cleaned the dishes since first installation. Put clean dishes in and they will come out dirty too! Have tried all dishwasher soap types and brands and drying agents. Always scrape and rinse dishes prior to loading. Dishes loaded various ways but problem remains. Repairman says unit is working fine. Also never dries dishes completely. Often leaves soap dispenser completely or partially filled. We are on a farm and have hard water but we have a softener/iron remover


If the soap/detergent isn't completely rinsing out of dispenser, it sounds like water isn't directed the top spray-arm. possible a defective vario motor; as it directs water to the water channel that supplies water to the middle and upper spray arms. ... LG LDF8812 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

We have the same problem. At first, we were getting a horrible detergent film on everything. We thought that was because the detergent cup wasn't opening or the water was too hard or not hot enough. We kicked up the rinse agent as high as possible, switched to a liquid detergent, and only placed shorter items towards the door. The cup still wouldn't open consistently and our dishes still needed to be re-cleaned. We stopped closing the cup. No change. Why would liquid detergent leave a powder fil


You dont need a new dishwasher. it is your water that is causing the film and residue. go to www.dishwasherfilter.com. they have an awesome product that is affordable and g ... Dishwashers

Turns on, the entire cycle runs, but no water pumps through the sprayer. There is water present on the bottom....and I can here the water pumping in at the beginning of the cyle....but the dishes are not being 'washed' by the sprayers. I have disassembled and cleaned the entire inside and sprayers to no avail. Im thinking its a pump/motor issue but Im not sure because the sprayers spin, the heat comes on, the detergent dispenses....but no water is being sprayed. Thanks.


Yes i agree, your pump is not working as it should. J.\015\012\015\012That said if this machine is over 3 years old, replace it. The new ones are so much quieter, better, and cheaper to operate. J. ... Maytag MDBH955AWS Stainless Steel 24 in. Built-in Dishwasher

Portable dishwasher dished just haven't been coming clean for the past two weeks. sames cycle, number of dishes and silverware, sames cascade liquid detergent but dishes just don't get clean. no water back up in hose on in the sump in the bottom--not really. help.


Hello &\015\012Welcome to FixYa\015\012\015\012The problem\015\012seems to be with the float switch assembly that is bad and needs replacement.\015\012However, before replacing this part you can run a empty cycle with 3 ... Danby DDW497W 22 in. Countertop Dishwasher

The machine does not seem to rinse properly. We have checked the water fill level, water temperature, spray arms are not clogged, have determined it is not a hard water problem and have tried Glass Magic and CLR to verify the lattter. What else can we check to stop getting a film on everything in the machine? Plastics come out terrible, glasses and dishes foggy and sometimes still greasy. The model # is GU2700XTSY0 from the Whirlpool line of Quiet Partner 4. Any suggestions would help. Thanks!


Too much detergent; not rinsing well; hard water... There is an acid wash to revamp glasses/ you'd need to google it... ... Whirlpool GU2700XTSS / GU2700XTSY Built-in Dishwasher

Dishes don't come clean. Water spots on stainless and film on glass. Tried powder & liquid detergent and max. amt. of water softener. Increased water temp. as recommended in manual. Any suggestions?


Find filters down inside dishwasher. You'll need a screwdriver. :) Clean filters. They may become clogged again, which indicates a worse problem somewhere else. Not familiar with this model, sorry couldn't be of more help! ... Whirlpool 24 in. DU1055XTPS Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher

Dishwasher problems Hi. I have been having issues with my dishwasher the last month or so. There is a white powder-like residue left on dishes. I noticed it most on my silverware. At first I thought the detergent didn't rinse off completely so I did a ran it again without any detergent a couple of times. Still there. I bought some stuff that is supposed to remove build up from hard water. did that twice. Increased the amount in the rinse aid dispenser. Now I have noticed that the drying coil? is


I've been reading a lot lately about cleaning your dishwasher on a tight budget if indeed you want it working properly as well as clean properly. It is suggested to use ONE Kool-Aid Packet, Lemonade ONLY, and insert that into your wash dispenser to l ... Dishwashers

Upper spray arm is not turning round even though water is coming through. We have checked the internal system for blockages and the machine is filling / draining as normal. When a full programme is run, many of the dishes, particularly on the top shelf, are dirty and many have hardly been touched by water. Could a pump or other part be faulty?


I found the problem to be neither blockages of the upper arm or roof spray arm or the upper basket arm hitting the the back of the dishwasher. the problem was that the pump inlet where the food scraps are macerated was blocked with all manner of gung ... Dishwashers
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