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Dishwasher I am getting dirty & gritty dishes after a wash cycle in my dishwasher. Especially the glasses on the top rack.


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Make sure not to prewash your dishes before you put them in the machine. The water needs to be dirty to activate the enzymes in the detergent. Are the dishes coming out cloudy? Also a sign of prewashing your dishes. Use only powder detergent and clean your machine by running 2 cups of vinegar on hottest cycle once a month. No gel and no tabs. They cause a build up in the unit and causes poor performance. Use rinse aid. Hope this helps.
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Dishwasher I am getting dirty & gritty dishes after a wash cycle in my dishwasher. Especially the glasses on the top rack.


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