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I have been told I must put a dead rat in the pit so it may decompose and keep the bacteria going and that I must not put any chemicals that may kill the bacteris. Is it true?

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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