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Terrible smell When I run the dishwasher there is a terrible smell.  It cleans fine.  I run the top one and there is water in the bottom trap that seems to be the source of the problem.  I turkey basted it out.  Ran rinse cycle with baking soda but it still stinks.

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  • Lakebum Apr 18, 2008

    Yep, same thing. Water would not always drain. Take the rack out, then the arm (unscrew it), then the stainless pan thing. When you take it out, you'll notice some build up of stuff on the back side. I had a bunch of lent-like stuff clogging some of the holes. I scrubbed the entire thing - both sides and it drains much faster and smell is gone.



    Of course, this clogging led to the motor bearings going out I guess because the bearings went out and I have to now replace the motor component which sucks. So don't let this go too long... Now I need to find a source for the motor (Stator) part...



    Since the dishwasher drains through the sink/disposal, you might also check your drain trap under the sink.

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Yea disposers are most likely cause of odores backin up into the d/w's you can try running through a cycle with a bowl full of vinegar. the vinegar will flush put of the bowl during wash and get all the nooks and crannies clean

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