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My quiet series 200 leaves heavy film on everything. I use the recommended dish soap and rinse conditioner but still get film.

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Maybe not enough water. Defective water valve could cause that

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Rodney B if you are sure that the white film is detergent and not hard water deposits, then look at how you are using the detergent. When you watch the TV ads for dw detergents, they are showing baked on/extemely dirty dishes being put in the dishwasher and coming out clean. Well they do this as the dw detergent is designed to break down protein based food products. Fats, oils, and such. If you are prewashing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, then there is nothing for the detergent to attack and attach to, so it ends up staying in the dishwasher. If you are going to rinse your dishes, then you need only 1 tablespoon of detergent. Dishwashers are designed to clean using 4 parameters, hot water of 130 degrees, water, detergent,& pressure of the water jets. That is how they clean dishes. Now if this is hard water deposits, switching to an enviromently friendly detergent which is high is Citric Acid (What gives Tang drink its tartness) this will reduce this issue. Hope this helps

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

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SOURCE: My brand new dishwasher leaves white film

The new washer is drying the dishes faster that the old one,Try setting it to no heat dry and see if that helps,if so you will need a water softener or filter for the water line to the washer.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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We have a different model Maytag, but have had the same kinds of problems. Essentially, the problems are a plugged bottom screen that prevents or restricts recirculated water flow, and split seams in the spray arms that prevent high pressure water flow from the small holes in the arms. The screen part is at the bottom of the assembly under the lower spray arm. You need to remove all parts down to the deck while noting the placement and order of everything removed. Soak the screen in white vinegar and hot water for an hour or so, then scrub the surface to get it clean. Melted cheese makes a good sealer. Clean out any plugged holes in the deck and make sure the pump turns freely. I assume you can hear the motor turning when the machine is running. Reassemble everything while watching placement of 'O' rings and other seals. Check both spray arms for plugging of the small holes and any splitting of the seams. I repaired a split in one that extended about 2 inches and had warped the plastic somewhat, by drilling small holes in the split area and beyond each end about 1/2 inch. I then laced the split together with fine wire and tying the ends back. Worked great! As did the washing process!

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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It is not the dishwasher. The problem is hard water. There is a new product out called the dishwasher filtration system. It filters the water before it enters your dishwasher. It works amazing and has a money back guarantee. You will love the way your dishes look after the first load. It is also very affordable (like 70 bucks). Go to www.dishwasherfilter.com to find out more info.

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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I suspect that something has changed, say your water has become different if your water authority has changed the added chemicals or the source for your water supply. Another thing is the hot water heater may not be heating your water sufficently to do a through washing. This could happen if one of your heating elements have malfunctioned unless you heat water with gas. Also did you change your dishwasher detergent? Adding a rinse chemical to the cycle may help.

Posted on Dec 28, 2010

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