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Dishwasher sand

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socktastic Wed 13-Jun-18 19:37:22

What is it? Why do I get it? How do I stop getting it?

Sick of rinsing all my dishes. That's what the dishwasher is supposed to do.

dementedpixie Wed 13-Jun-18 19:38:25

Have you cleaned the filters and the spray arms?

GlitterGlue Wed 13-Jun-18 19:42:40

You need to clean the filter and arms, and run some dishwasher cleaner though it.

DianaT1969 Wed 13-Jun-18 19:49:17

Switch to gel capsules instead of tablets, if you haven't already. My grit/sand cleared up the same day I did that.

pinkmagic1 Wed 13-Jun-18 19:50:32

What is it though? Anyone know?

socktastic Wed 13-Jun-18 20:27:46

I cleaned the filter but didn't think of the arms. Will give that a shot.

Sgtmajormummy Wed 13-Jun-18 22:07:30

My 10yo basic Bosch started leaving nasty sand and deposits on glasses when I hadn’t done a deep cleansing cycle for a while, just those “use during an ordinary cycle” cleaning pods.
The machine doesn’t really owe me anything so before I started looking at newer models I did a hot empty wash with a cupful of citric acid powder (Wilco? Mine were from a hard discount supermarket here in Italy). It’s been back to normal for ten days now. Fingers crossed...

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