Question about KitchenAid 24 in. KUDS01FLSS Built-In Dishwasher
Inside of dishwasher smells bad.
Try running a load through witha shallow bowl filled with vinegar on the lower shelf, this should clean out anthing built up in it. does it drain into a garbage disposer hook-up? clean that out with vinager as well if you do
Posted on Feb 26, 2008
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May 14, 2013 | Dishwashers
The smell usually comes
when the unit is unable to drain water completely, you can run your dishwasher at
its hottest temperature setting with 2 cups of vinegar inside the unit. After
this take off the lower front panel and clean the drain pump assembly completely, also clean the
drain hose, the smell should disappear after doing all
this. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.
Aug 05, 2011 | Dishwashers
After a dishwasher is installed the hose rarely comes to mind - unless a problem occurs and a repair person comes out to inspect the job. If the hose was installed improperly, or if it is lying in a position that does not let it drain, stagnant water will create a bad smell. Examine the hose that is probably inside the kitchen cabinet beneath the sink. If the hose is lying in the bottom of the cabinet, it is probably full of water. A film begins to form inside the hose and the odor begins to grow. The next time the dishwasher is used, the stagnant water ends up on dishes, and in the meantime it can cause a bad smell inside of the dishwasher. Hang the hose at an angle on supports in the back of the cabinet. This alone might get rid of the bad smell inside the dishwasher.
Check the Seal
A dirty dishwasher seal can be a source of a bad smell. Before deciding the dishwasher needs to be replaced, check the seal - especially at the bottom. Old food and grime builds up in these areas and can cause a particularly bad smell. Clean it with a solution of diluted bleach and hot soapy water. One teaspoon of bleach for each quart of water is sufficient to kill germs and the odors they create.
NB I decided to add a little bit of vinegar to the machine after I unloaded it. Sure it would smell pretty strong for a while but then the smell would dissipate. Voila! For two weeks now my dishes have not smelled whatsoever.
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