Having problems with your Whirlpool GU1100XTLB / GU1100XTLQ / GU1100XTLT Built-in Dishwasher ?

We're finding specks of residue in some of our plastic cups after they've been washed. I'm thinking the filter needs to be cleaned. How is that done?


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The scum, film and white residue problems have started since the reduction of phosphates in dishwasher detergents.

Here is a tip that will help you to solve the problem of films, residue, and scum in your dishwasher.

Dishwasher Residue and Film on Dishes

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