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[Dosh Washer] - Why does a bad smell come from a dish washer?

  • Odor
  • Odor
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 05/05/2015

Why does a bad smell come from a dish washer?




cause Cause


        ■ When a dish washer is not used for a long period of time in a closed area,

            a bad smell can occur due to food odor and residual water.



how to fix How to fix


      ① Leave a door open slightly after a cycle is complete to prevent an odor.


      ② If a dish washer will be not be used for a long period of time, please remove residual water under a filter. 
           To use again, first run a cycle with detergent and 30cc of vinegar without a load to remove a odor.




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



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