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I have a electrolux EIDW6105 dishwasher,since new,after a load of dishes are done,by the end of the day,the inside of the dishwasher smells so bad,like rotting food,it is almost unbearable to smell.I had a service tech come and check it out,he said the washer was not installed correctly,was not level,I made the change,same problem,then he said I would need to use DISHWASHER MAGIC once a week,same resault,then he called electrolux tech support and they told him that it was nomal and I should run the washer in the rinse cycle EVERYDAY to eliminate the oder.really?.....I dont remember ever doing this with my $300.00 GE UNIT.

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SOURCE: How do I get the Electrolux dishwasher to dry the dishes?

Hello, I've got a suggestion and at first it may sound like I'm pulling it out of my...left field. I'll tell you the what and then I'll explain why. Try this, take a rag or paper towel and soak it with "rinse aid" AKA, "jet dry" and apply it to the top of the tub and to a lesser degree the sides as well. I suggest this to all my customer's with new dishwasher's. Now the why...all dishwasher's require assistance to dry your dishes, some more than other's. Hence the need for an additive such as jet dry, it is simply a wetting agent which help's the water run off the dishes and as a result they dry better. So why put it on the tub ? Glad you asked. The reason is exactly the same, on older dishwasher's that have had many year's of use the tub has already built up some wetting agent on the tub just by normal and continued use, the new obviously has not. The only jet dry the new one has is the added amount in the dispenser. Over a short time of regular use the unit would start to dry better on it's own, this just speed's up the process. By adding the jet dry to the tub you create a seathing action allowing water to run off before & during the dry cycle as to not have water in the form of condensation dripping back onto the dishes when the cycle is complete, which leaves you with dry dishes as opposed to wet dishes. Make sense ? I hope so, it really work's. Hope you found this helpful. If so please rate the info you received frome jere at "fixya" today and good luck. Let me know if I can assist you further. I hope you didn't find this too difficult to read, I had to use my iphone, it's the only internet connection I have at the moment. Macmarkus :)

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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Check the drain system, that means all filters, the pump, and the drain hose. Kinks happen easily.

Posted on Sep 19, 2010

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Hi, I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife alsocomplained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vainto clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them inminutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goesbad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out theheating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying...

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Posted on Sep 21, 2010

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SOURCE: this dishwasher (Eidw6105gs1) smells terrible

Looks like you have an Electrolux dishwasher.
Is there a garbage disposal unit in the sink? Do you run it often if it is there. Try to run it first before starting the dishwasher.

The spots on glass could be more to do with insufficient rinse aid. Check the rinse aid content or setting.

Try to run the dishwasher with a Finish dishwasher cleaning kit as recommended on the instructions on the kit.

Finally if all that does not help, you will have to open the hoses at the bottom of the dishwasher and look for food particles stuck in pump etc. The assembly diagram is available at this site.

You can view the user manual at this site if you do not have one. In particular check page 21.

Hope all this helps.

Posted on Feb 12, 2011

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SOURCE: Hi there, I have an ESL424 Electrolux dishwasher

first thing is to ensure the top spray arm is turning freely. make sure nothing is blocking it, for example one of them dishwasher fresheners.

also check the holes on both spray arms to ensure they not blocked up, also if you can remove the spray arms and clean them out, also clean out the filter.

i also always susjest putting the upper basket on the highest setting as high plates etc. in the bottom basket can stop spray arm turning

after checking all of the above, put the spray arms in the 12 o clock posistion and turn the dishwasher on, when it starts washing open the door to see if they have moved.

also always use a good quality diswasher tablet, cheaper ones dont always give good wash results.

Posted on Jun 25, 2011

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