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Liquid rinse aid is necessary for drying and to reduce spotting.
Use the correct amount of detergent.
Confirm that the cloudiness is removable by soaking the item in white vinegar for 5 minutes. If the cloudiness disappears, it
is due to hard water. Adjust the amount of detergent and rinse aid (see “Dishwasher Care” section in full Use and Care
Guide). If it does not come clear, it is due to etching.
Be sure the incoming water temperature is set at 120°F (49°C).
Try using the Hi Temp option, if available.
To remove spotting, run a vinegar rinse through the dishwasher.
Wash and rinse the affected dishware and load into dishwasher. Remove all silverware and metal items. Put 2 cups
(500 mL) of white vinegar in a glass measuring cup in the lower rack. Run a normal cycle with the Heat Dry option
turned off. No detergent is needed (see “Dishwasher Care” section in full Use and Care Guide).
Be sure the dishwasher is loaded correctly. Improper loading can greatly decrease the washing performance (see
Operating Your Dishwasher” section).
Check filter to ensure it is properly installed. Clean it if needed (see “Filtration System” in full Use and Care Guide for
Select the proper cycle for the type of soils. The Heavy cycle can be used for tougher loads.
Be sure the incoming water temperature is at least 120°F (49°C).
Use the proper amount of fresh detergent. More detergent is needed for heavier-soiled loads and hard water conditions.
Scrape food from dishes prior to loading (do not prerinse).
If foam or suds are detected by the dishwasher sensing system, the dishwasher may not operate properly or may not fill
Suds can come from:
Using the incorrect type of detergent, such laundry detergent, hand soap, or dish detergent for hand washing dishes.
Not replacing the rinse aid dispenser cap after filling (or refilling) the rinse aid.
Using an excessive amount of dishwasher detergent.
Be sure the cycle has been completed (the Clean light is on). If it has not, you will need to resume the cycle by closing the
door and pressing START/RESUME.
If dishwasher is connected to a food waste disposer, be sure the knockout plug has been removed from the disposer inlet.
Check for kinks in the drain hose.
Check for food obstructions in the drain or disposer.
Check your house fuse or circuit breaker.
If you experience