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Dishwasher always has a nasty odor when you open the door

Our dishwasher always has a very nasty odor coming from it when you open the door, even right after washing. The glasses and dishes have an odor and we have to rinse all the dishes after a wash to remove the odor.

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Check the drain hose connection from the dishwasher to the main drain under the sink , it should be connected above the trap . hope this was helpful

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