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[Dish Washer] - How do I remove white stains inside a tub?

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  • Not Cleaning
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 04/30/2015

How do I remove white stains inside a tub?



cause Cause


      ■ White stains inside a dishwasher or on glassware are due to a chemical compound of 
Calcium (Ca) or Magnesium (Mg) in water with detergent.


         white stain



how to fix How to fix


      1. For a dishwasher that can load 6 plate settings without a water softener, 
   please try run a Heavy cycle or add extra rinse
to reduce stains.  
          control panel


     2. For a dishwasher that can load 12 plate settings with a water softener,
         please check hardness of water with a hardness cartridge enclosed with a manual.


     3. Please set the water softener corresponding to the hardness of water.

         (Please refer to a user's manual for more information)


     4. To remove stains, put 200-300mL of vinegar in a small container and place it inside. 
         Run a cycle without dishes.



If the problem is not resolved, please call  LG Support representative on 1800-180 -9999 (Toll Free)



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