JoAnn G. 3 years ago. Bosch Dishwasher Not cleaning. Whenever I take the filter out, there is still water in that well below. Then start the dishwasher. I followed the instructions here for cleaning the filter, chopper, and everything from the bottom through to the arm on top. Remove the parts and clean them thoroughly. My Whirlpool dishwasher wasn’t cleaning well, leaving lots of soapy residue on the glasses. My dishwasher is leaving grainy stuff -- looks like sand and is brown/black -- on my dishes, especially inside the cups and glasses. I realize that I need to clean the filter monthly. However, I've now used it again and it's back to usual making them all gritty. asks from Mount Joy, PA on July 12, 2012 11 answers. I have never hated a dishwasher more than this thing! My Dishwasher Leaves Residue on Crockery, Cutlery & Glasses. Check underneath them for caked soap. The dishwasher leaves my dishes, particularly flatware with a cloudy film and some of the dishes still have their food and/or a sandy deposit. Then, get a towel or brush and manually scrub the interior part of the dishwasher. ALL glasses, for example, come out with this rim of residue both inside and around it on the outside. I have tried everything - vinegar rinse twice, the stuff you buy at the store to clean the dishwasher, changed dishwashing detergent, rinse the dishes real well - didn't rinse real well - every tactic fails. I disassembled the AEG a little bit and found grit even in the internal pipes. Never looked back. I was excited, I had heard such good things. The residue on the door and in the machine is as a result of the washing cycle is not working properly. The Bosch is ten years old now and cleans like a champ. It leaves little bits of grit stuck to the glasses and bowls. I moved into a house 9 months ago with a Bosch dishwasher. Most times I empty the dishwasher there is this browny, gritty residue in the bottom of glasses, mugs and bowls that have been on the top shelf so I end up hand washing them as putting them through again doesn't get rid of it. Updated on July 18, 2012 H.G. If it's a gritty feeling residue then you've definitely got food stuff in the system. Fortunately, there are several ways to solve the residue problem so you can get back to relaxing while the dishwasher does the work for you. My dishwasher is about 7 years old and has never given me any problems. :\'( It\'s so bad now that I have had to change to doing everything by hand as nothing is getting clean - and I mean nothing. Long story short: after the drying fan gave up, the dishwasher was replaced for an expensive Bosch I found on eBay for like 50% off. I tried this with dishwasher cleaner and a mug of vinegar on the top rack and the dishes came out slightly cleaner than usual with just a little grit the next load I did after that. My dishwasher cleans the dishes on the bottom okay but not on the top rack. Discussion in 'Appliances' started by adm001, 6 Feb 2007. Use the same vinegar solution with plenty of hot water to clean the interior part of the dishwasher. The convenience of a dishwasher is known only too well by the many who own them, but when the dishes start feeling a little tacky with residue and the glasses look decidedly cloudy, it’s enough to throw you into pit of despair. I don't know what else I can do to erradicate this problem. When the powdery soap cakes up, it leaves that powdery film. This is more a preventive comment than a fix-it. Help! Never used gel in it BUT I never used the Eco cycle either. I am at my wit's end. Bosch - gritty residue on dishes. I\'ve cleaned out our dishwasher machine, changed filter and so forth, but this is still very much a problem. Dishwasher Leaving White Chalky Residue - Help Please! I use it at least once daily, sometimes twice. Hi folks! 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