Thread Number: 75702  /  Tag: Modern Dishwashers
"Like sands through the hour glass, so ...
[Down to Last]

automaticwasher.org's exclusive eBay Watch:
scroll >>> for more items
Post# 995277   5/26/2018 at 16:04 by cuffs054 (MONTICELLO, GA)        

... is the grit on my dishes" Just noticed that if I run out rinse aid I get an exceptionally fine grit on my finished dishes out of the Fridg. It is so fine you can't even see it, but you can feel it. I would think the Cascade packs would have enough rinse aid in them to stop it but I guess not.





Post# 995279 , Reply# 1   5/26/2018 at 16:38 by appnut (TX)        

appnut's profile picture

Is your filter fully secured properly?  Is there a film on the mesh of the filter that prevents proper water flow and filtration?  I vaguely remember hearing sporadically the phenomenon you speak of over the years. 


Post# 995293 , Reply# 2   5/26/2018 at 21:19 by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor)        

wayupnorth's profile picture
I just remember, "Like the sands thru time those are the the days of our lives" soap opera with the hour glass, We are talking back in the B&W Tv days. Mother had to watch it every day.

Post# 995310 , Reply# 3   5/27/2018 at 04:41 by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        
Residue...

rolls_rapide's profile picture
Other causes could be:

- slow rotation of the spray arms. One of the old UK Hoover Service Data Books mentioned problems with upper basket in a model of 'Crystaljet' dishwasher (misaligned basket, spray arm bearings worn, filter not seated correctly, etc).

- I recently found that 'Finish Powder' left a fine white coating right through the machine and the load, as if someone had been flinging talcum powder around (they hadn't!). Salt and rinse-aid were used. Tablets don't leave the residue, which makes me think that the powder has been deliberately neutered - either by Reckitt-Benckiser themselves, or by policies set by the meddling EU. Which? were also underwhelmed by the performance of the Finish powder.


Post# 995360 , Reply# 4   5/27/2018 at 16:16 by cuffs054 (MONTICELLO, GA)        

Rolls, the first time I noticed this was with Finnish tabs that came with the machine. I now use Cascade.


Post# 995377 , Reply# 5   5/27/2018 at 18:52 by Rolls_rapide (Scotland, UK)        

rolls_rapide's profile picture
I've noticed too, that some of the Finish tablets have a tendency to foam during the wash cycle. You can hear the machine getting slow and lethargic.

The worst culprit in RB's range is Finish Powerball Classic hard-pressed tablets, with the wrapper the user has to remove by hand. I think they've fiddled with the formula, as previously, these worked fine. It was the 'All-in-1' with the dissolvable shrinkwrap which foamed up. 'Quantum' seemed to be low on suds too.

Other sudsy tablets are P&G's Fairy Platinum, and Aldi's All-in-1.


Post# 995768 , Reply# 6   5/31/2018 at 00:07 by Spinmon (st. charles mo )        
soap opera..

Actually,"Like sands through the hour-glass,so are the days of our lives" is the way I remember it. :)

Post# 995771 , Reply# 7   5/31/2018 at 00:11 by Spinmon (st. charles mo )        
uh..

Maybe it's ...."THESE are the days of our lives". As for the grit,I know nothing!




Forum Index:       Other Forums:                      



Comes to the Rescue!

The Discuss-o-Mat has stopped, buzzer is sounding!!!
If you would like to reply to this thread please log-in...

Discuss-O-MAT Log-In



New Members
Click Here To Sign Up.



                     


automaticwasher.org home
Discuss-o-Mat Forums
Vintage Brochures, Service and Owners Manuals
Fun Vintage Washer Ephemera
See It Wash!
Video Downloads
Audio Downloads
Picture of the Day
Patent of the Day
Photos of our Collections
The Old Aberdeen Farm
Vintage Service Manuals
Vintage washer/dryer/dishwasher to sell?
Technical/service questions?
Looking for Parts?
Website related questions?
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy
Our Privacy Policy