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Try running a wash cycle with a packet of unsweetened Lemonade Koolaid in the detergent compartment. No detergent, just the Lemonade Koolaid. The citric acid in the Koolaid cleans away lime deposits that clog things up. Works like a charm! My dishwasher cleans better and smells better too. For 20 cents it is worth a try.
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Dishes do not come clean - Whirlpool Dishwashers


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