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Dishwasher has an awful smell when finishing

Can you tell me why my dishwasher would be giving off an awful smell when it is in the drying cycle?

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  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    is the heating coil/drying coil repairable? is it worth fixing?

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Sounds like something is on the coil that is heating the air to do the drying.  The coil on most units is in the base of the wash chamber.  It is black and roundish, resembling the coils on many electric stoves but larger.  You might find some plastic on it.  Gently remove it.  

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