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    Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred.
    • #1
    • 19th Aug 04, 1:18 PM
    Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred. 19th Aug 04 at 1:18 PM
    Hi
    I inherited an Indesit 311 from the previous owners and have only used it 3 times. I have used sainsbury's tablets each time (so not branded).
    The indesit isn't your typical pull out compartment and everything is marked clearly; after you open the door, on the inside of the door there is a sliding compartment where I've figured one would put the tablet in. I haven't a clue where the rinse aid or etc that ones puts would go.
    I don't know if its because I don't use rinse aid etc. that this time round, all the glasses are blurred - really really cloudy.
    Thanks for any tips on this

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  • Js_Other_Half
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    • 19th Aug 04, 2:58 PM
    Re: Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred.
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    • 19th Aug 04, 2:58 PM
    Some dishwashers are harder on glasses than others - and almost all glassware will get 'cloudy' eventually. However, 3 washes does seem very quick to get them that damaged.

    No other thoughts, but I would try rinse aid just in case. If you live in a hard water area it might be an idea to use the dishwashing salt too.
    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 19th Aug 04, 3:03 PM
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    • #3
    • 19th Aug 04, 3:03 PM
    Re: Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred.
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    • 19th Aug 04, 3:03 PM
    I used a cheap salt in mine once and the glasses never recovered.
    I've also read on other boards where people have used unbranded tablets/powder and have been unhappy with the results and gone back to a proprietary brand.
    When we bought our dishwasher from John Lewis, the assistant told us never to use anything other than 'Finish' in it, even though John Lewis have their own brand, he said that nothing else works as well.
    Have you tried Indesit to see if they have a spare booklet to show you how to use the compartments?
    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 19th Aug 04, 3:07 PM
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    • 19th Aug 04, 3:07 PM
    Re: Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred.
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    • 19th Aug 04, 3:07 PM
    i've just remember........there's a little wheel in mine where you can set the amount of rinse aid that's delivered after the wash. I think that in a hard water area, you need more drops than in a soft one.
  • Juicy_Tube
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    • 20th Aug 04, 12:46 AM
    Re: Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred.
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    • 20th Aug 04, 12:46 AM
    I recently bought Sainsbury liquid for the dishwasher as trying to cut back on the pennies & thought it cheaper than the tablets. Nightmare, made all my dishes & glasses cloudy, still the same after I washed again(thought I'd put in too much). I soaked everything in vinegar & also did a vinegar rinse on the dish washer. as that was covered in the stuff. Worked & all ok with everything now, cleaned the lot to sparking results. Now back to using tablets and they are cleaning fine.

    Anyone else had problems with Sainsbury stuff?

    Normally would rely on them for good products..

    HTH

    Perhaps we should call to complain??!!
  • customer0
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    • 21st Aug 04, 5:37 PM
    Re: Indesit Dishwasher - result blurred.
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    • 21st Aug 04, 5:37 PM
    Thanks everyone for your responses! I think I will be changing to a branded tablet now...
  • daisydays
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    • 13th Jun 10, 2:48 AM
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    • 13th Jun 10, 2:48 AM
    My glasses have blurred up too in the dishwasher - never used to in my last one. How do you remove the marks? Vinegar and amp? What is amp please?
    • Bitsy Beans
    • By Bitsy Beans 13th Jun 10, 7:43 AM
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    • 13th Jun 10, 7:43 AM
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    • 13th Jun 10, 7:43 AM
    My glasses have blurred up too in the dishwasher - never used to in my last one. How do you remove the marks? Vinegar and amp? What is amp please?
    Originally posted by daisydays
    amp refers to ampersand or the "&" symbol. I've noticed it does this on some of the older posts.
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  • cyberbob
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    • 13th Jun 10, 9:47 AM
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    • 13th Jun 10, 9:47 AM
    I have tried most of the cheap tablets and always enede up going back to Finish ones as with the cheaper ones they just don't seem to clean as well. Normally I keep an eye out and buy them when they are on offer. At least with the finish 3 in 1 ones you do not need rinseaid or salt so that cost is reduced
  • wssla00
    I currently use finish, fairy gowergel or lidl. Lidl work well on an intensive wash for pots etc and they work out cheaper too! Still Finish is good for glasses and fairy dries better. I suppose you get what you pay for on these but I also use vinegar as a rinse aid and that keeps the blurs away!
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  • Aless
    We had cloudy glasses for years in various dishwashers and we have always used finish tablets. 6 months ago we added dishwasher salt for the first time and the cloudiness went never to return. We had always used the tablets that say they have salt in but when we added salt separately we got rid of the problem.

    We have never used rinse aid.

    I really recommend trying salt for a week or two.
  • Steel
    I've used unbranded, cheapo everything in my dishwasher and my glasses are never cloudy and have not been damaged in the five years I've been using it.

    I use cheapo salt, rinse aid and tablets.
    "carpe that diem"
  • csarina
    I use Wilkinsons 3 in 1 and do not have a problem with clouding, mind you we do live in a soft water area but even when we lived in leicester which has very hard water we did not have a problem. Try soaking the glasses in vinegar, see is that cleans them, if so use vinegar instead of rinse aid.
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