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What causes the pungent odor in dishwasher? It seems that the all the water are not being dried

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Hi, this is a very common problem and can be sorted out easily, rather than explain it here i include some weblinks that explain it all in detail. plus my favorite below.
http://www.ehow.com/how_2330730_remove-odor-from-dishwasher-.html

http://www.mrscleanusa.com/en/cleaning-tips/kitchen/clean-dishwasher.html


Here is one that takes the smells, hard water stains etc out of your dishwasher and plastic and glass ware. Fill up dishwasher, with plastic glasses, glass ware, dishware. No metal, of any kind! anything you want sparkly and clean.

No detergent! Fill up a small bowl at the Bottom of the dishwasher with vinegar, 1 cup of white. Run the cycle, do not dry. Fill up with 1 cup of bleach, run again. This takes care of all hard water stains, germs that are causing smell etc. Also check for food at the bottom of the dishwasher.
The site below explains WHY you get those smells.
http://www.doityourself.com/stry/what-causes-dishwasher-odor

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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