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Mold growing on dishes

I have a LG for a few months and the last load that was done had mold growing on the dishes. The plates and bowls on both racks had black dots on them and doesn't seem like the dishes are being cleaned. The load was washed and rinsed off before placing into the dishwasher. The cycle was normal load.

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Recommend that you run another cycle with no DW soap aded, waiting until the dishwasher has filled with hot water and begins to do the first wash cycle. Then add 1/2 cup of bleach to the water and close the door. Allow the cycle to finish. Run it normally with a standard load of dirty dishes. Note: These high efficiency dishwashers count on the "dirt" of the dirty dishes to help wash/clean the dishes. Recommend you not rinse/wash the dishes before you put them in the dishwasher.

Watch for any occurrence of the black dots and repeat the bleach treatment.

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