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MY DISHWASHER LEAVES A WHITE FILM ON EVERYTHING. CHANGED SOAPS AND WAS OK FOR A SHORT PERIOD,THEN STARTED LEAVING FILM AGAIN.


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Hi, \012I have an older dishwasher also and recently mywife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I amtried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installedthem in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also foundthat if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad...So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to makesure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the onlinebuying...\012
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