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How do I dissolve dishwasher calcium deposits w/o causing leaks

\015 How do I dissolve calcium deposits in a dishwasher without compromising the gaskets and seals?\015

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White vinnegar
The best gentlest way that really won't harm anything except the calcium, is White Vinegar, mix up a solution and water, try a 75% mix first, and try that. T
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