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My dish washermachine live detergent residue in dishes after

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My dish washermachine live detergent residue in dishes after a washing cycle. Tried vinegar several times, no improvement. Noticed the holes of the washing blades clogged. Picking them got a lot of thickened string like detergent clumped. Any suggestions?
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: Whirlpool, 2006. ModelDU1055XTPS4
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Thing about it. Saw how to in Utube
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The washing cycle runs, but detergent is stuck on most of dishes. We have to rinse all over at the end of the cycle.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 6 months ago.

That stringy detergent like build up are actually meat fibers if it's greyish in color. You'll want to clean out what you can with a toothbrush, then run a cycle with a product called Dishwasher Magic which you can order online or pick up at Lowes. That will clean everything out inside the dishwasher. White vinegar is sort of the home remedy and it doesn't really work other than hard water.

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