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    • Smi1er
    • By Smi1er 10th Nov 18, 10:53 PM
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    Dishwasher - Very cloudy items after wash
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    Dishwasher - Very cloudy items after wash 10th Nov 18 at 10:53 PM
    We have a new Whirlpool (The previous Neff was binned after asking for it's 4th heat pump in less than 3 years).

    All good for the first month. Now suddenly all dishes are cloudy, and I mean cloudy. Very cloudy. You can clearly see the white scum. Limescale? Or salty?

    Has salt in. Has a decent wash tablet. Help, because at the moment we're using a lot of vinegar to get the stuff and then washing by hand.
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    • trailingspouse
    • By trailingspouse 10th Nov 18, 11:20 PM
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    Rinse aid?
    Filter needs cleaning? Mine needs cleaning about once a month.

    Items need a quick rinse beforehand?
    • EachPenny
    • By EachPenny 11th Nov 18, 12:05 AM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 12:05 AM
    +1 for rinse aid.

    And also check the instructions to see how the rinse aid is metered - there is often a dial you can use to change the amount dispensed per wash. It might need to be increased if the rinse aid compartment is not empty.
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    • By greyteam1959 11th Nov 18, 9:05 AM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 9:05 AM
    Read the instruction book that was provided.
    Set the salt level according to the hardness of your water.
    Adjust the rinse aid.
    • MoneyMate
    • By MoneyMate 11th Nov 18, 12:42 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 12:42 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 12:42 PM
    We have a new Whirlpool (The previous Neff was binned after asking for it's 4th heat pump in less than 3 years).

    All good for the first month. Now suddenly all dishes are cloudy, and I mean cloudy. Very cloudy. You can clearly see the white scum. Limescale? Or salty?

    Has salt in. Has a decent wash tablet. Help, because at the moment we're using a lot of vinegar to get the stuff and then washing by hand.
    Originally posted by Smi1er
    Strange after 1 month, is it the type of Granular salt you are using, certainly sounds like hard water, is the machine rinsing OK.
    Hope you get it sorted soon
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    • Fire Fox
    • By Fire Fox 11th Nov 18, 1:59 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 1:59 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 1:59 PM
    Another vote for working through the maintenance and troubleshooting in the manual.

    Also read the instructions on the dishwasher tablets, rinse aid, dishwasher cleaner. Are you using the right wash temperature/ programme type or length for each product?
    What a difference a day makes, twenty four little hours.
    • BargainGalore
    • By BargainGalore 11th Nov 18, 2:11 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 2:11 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 2:11 PM
    As said might need a good clean and filters. I find using washing machine salt helps. I also have a program that washes the machine I just use white distilled vinegar in
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