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Hello. When a dishwasher does not clean well the following steps should be taken:
\015\0121. Clean the dishwasher by placing 2 cups of vinegar and 1/2 cup of baking soda into the empty machine. Then run the water in the sink until it is as hot as it will get. finally run the longest hottest cycle to completion.
\015\0122. ALWAYS run the water in the sink til it is hot before turning on the dishwasher.
\015\0123. Rinse the debris off the dishes before placing them in the dishwasher.
\015\012Do these things and your dishwasher will be excellent. Joe
\015\012Just got done working on my wife's after she holler at me for the same problem...
\015\012Found that there was a ton of **** at the bottomjust inside the door. Also the float switch, which looks like and unsidedown cup at the bottom front of my dishwasher had goobs of olf food up underneath it. The spray arms were full of undisolved soap, paper, and plastic. Beats me how that got through the filter, but it did...
\015\012Also found that the bottom spray arm cap is broken...ordered parts for everything from repairclinic.com and with shipping it was less then fifty bucks...new spary arms, ends for the rack rails that were broken, the bottom spray arm cap...totally redoing the insides...
\015\012Then washed it out with a strong (couple of cups) of clorox. Then a cycle with just dishwashing detergent...my wife is happy!!! and will be happier once I install the new parts...
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