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New Bosch dishwasher mold before cycle

I have only used this brand new Bosch dishwasher 3 times and the last two times i have found mold growing on everything before a cycle. I made sure to rinse items BEFORE putting them in and they've have only been in the dishwasher for 3 days.
I have never had this problem with any other dishwasher.
Two friends have similar Bosch models and they have never had this problem.
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Leaving dishes in the machine this long is bad for you and your dishwasher they should be washed within 24 hours of stacking modern dishwashers use a lot less water ,heat and detergent than the older ones so will not tolerate this kind of stacking and being left you will end up giving yourself a stomach upset.

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    Who could possibly fill a new dishwasher up to capacity in 24 hours...the Duggars? Other brands don't have these issues and perform better. The Integra Ascentas are poor performers.

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The Bosch is a very good dishwasher and it is very airtight. I would suggest you NOT leave the dishes inside that long, and always use the Power Scrub Plus cycle if you have it. It will get the water as hot as possible so mold does not continue to grow in the plumbing and filters.

It is NOT the dishwasher unit causing the problem.

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  • Craig Sep 23, 2013

    It IS the dishwasher causing the problem. I also have mold growing on dishes constantly. I had mold the very first time we used it. I get mold after rinsing the dishes off and there are sitting for more then a day. Maybe we just need to run it constantly...that will fix the problem. This is a known issue to go along with the god awful smell these have.

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