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What causes an orange stain in the tub of the dishwasher and around the edge of the door?


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Dishwashers are prone to mold and mildew this time of year. Clean all of the orange stains with a solution of one cup of clorox bleach in two quarts of water. Then run the dishwasher on its hottest and longest cycle adding only two cups of vinegar through the door opening. That will clean up the entire insides and remove the clorox smell.
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