Having problems with your Whirlpool 24 in. DU1100XTP Built-in Dishwasher ?

White film and food particles on dishes

\015 Our dishwasher is about 2 1/2 years old. It was working fine (other than a leak at the bottom of the front panel) until about 4 months ago. It stopped rinsing the dishes completely. There is a white film and food particles covering the dishes. My husband took everything apart, and we saw nothing to indicate a problem. I am now hand washing my dishes but would like to be able to use my dishwasher again! Our plumbing has not changed and I have used the same detergent until after I noticed the film. I tried other detergents with the same results.\015

Answers :

Did you check the incoming water quality, regarding hardness!

If your washing machine supports salt addition technique, fill the appropriate box and fill the salt that is meant for washing machines. Salt works as a softener.

Finally check your rinse aid also for it's fill in the dispenser meant for it
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