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What causes garbage odor in dishwasher & how do I get rid of it?


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1. Make sure the drain from the dishwasher makes a high loop before it comes back down to connect to your dishwasher tail piece or your disposer at your sink drain. This will prevent dirty water from seeping back to your dishwasher.
\015\0122. Next, clean out your dishwasher with a product called " Dishwasher Magic " which comes in a rectangular bottle. (about 8 oz size) Available at hardware, appliance parts stores, and possibly some grocery stores.
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