Having problems with your Zanussi 24 in. DA6141 Built-in Dishwasher ?

My dish washer is not washing the dishes on the top shelf and leaves a sand like residue on top of the cups and glasses. I have washed out the top spraying arm and washed the dish washer out with vinegar.


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